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Voting by Mail in Los Angeles County

All registered voters in Los Angeles County have the option to vote by mail. Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots begin being mailed 29 days before Election Day.

If your ballot is postmarked by Election Day and received within three (3) days by our Department we will process, verify and count that ballot (California Senate Bill 29).

Request a Vote by Mail Ballot
November 6, 2018 General Election

Paper Application

Online Application

Become a Permanent Vote By Mail Voter

There are two (2) easy ways to become a Permanent Vote by Mail voter.
One: Re-register to vote online and check mark the "Permanent Vote by Mail" voter box.
Two: Complete and return a Permanent Vote by Mail Application to our office.
Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, P.O. Box 30450, Los Angeles, CA 90030-0450

Already returned your ballot? Check on its status:
Check on Your Vote By Mail Ballot

Forget to Sign the Envelope for your Vote by Mail Ballot?

Don't worry, if you returned your Vote by Mail ballot without signing the envelope we will mail you a document called the "Unsigned Ballot Statement" asking for your signature.

Your signature is required so we can verify your identity and process the ballot. You have up to eight (8) days after Election Day return the statement for your ballot to be processed.


Vote by Mail Applications can also be found on the back cover page of your Official Sample Ballot booklet.

Need an Emergency Vote by Mail Ballot?

If you missed the Vote by Mail request deadline and won't be able to vote on Election Day you can request an emergency ballot.

Fill out the Emergency Vote by Mail form and return it to our office at 12400 Imperial Hwy, Norwalk, CA 90650.

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