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Voting by Mail in Los Angeles County

Vote by Mail Notices

The Safe, Accessible and Preferred Voting Option in 2021

All registered voters will be mailed a Vote by Mail ballot to ensure a safe and accessible voting option during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mailing of Vote by Mail ballots are mailed no later than 29 days prior to Election Day.

How to Return your Ballot

There are multiple options on how to return your ballot:

If your ballot is postmarked by Election Day and received within 3 days by our Department we will process, verify and count that ballot.

Download and share with your community: How to return your Vote by Mail ballot

How to Track your Ballot

Receive personalized text messages, emails and/or automated voice messages on your Vote by Mail ballot by subscribing to Where's My Ballot. This is a free service available to all registered voters that gives you updated information on where your ballot is and when you can expect to receive it.

SUBSCRIBE TO WHERE'S MY BALLOT

Check if Your Ballot was Received and Counted

Voters can confirm that their ballot was received and tallied through the Vote by Mail Status Tool

Request a Replacement Vote by Mail Ballot

Need a replacement Vote by Mail ballot? We can send a replacement ballot to your current residence or a temporary mailing address in the current upcoming election.

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Request a Ballot in a Different Language

L.A. County provides full language service and/or assistance in up to 18 multilingual languages.

To request your ballot or election materials in another language please call our Multilingual Services Section at 800-815-2666, option 3.

Signature Verification Statement

We understand as years go by your signature is bound to change. If the signature on your Vote by Mail return envelope doesn't match what is in our voter registration database we will notify you by mail and ask you complete and return the Signature Verification Statement.

Your signature is required to verify your identity and process the ballot.

June 1, 2021 City of Compton General Municipal Election

Download the Signature Verification Statement and return it by 5 PM on June 12, 2021.

June 29, 2021 San Marino Unified School District Special Parcel Tax Election

Download the Signature Verification Statement and return it by 5 PM on July 10, 2021.

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

If you returned your Vote by Mail ballot without signing the return envelope we will mail you a document called the "Unsigned Ballot Statement" asking for your signature.

Your signature is required to verify your identity and process the ballot.

June 1, 2021 City of Compton General Municipal Election

Download the Unsigned Ballot Statement and return it by 5 PM on June 12, 2021.

June 29, 2021 San Marino Unified School District Special Parcel Tax Election

Download the Unsigned Ballot Statement and return it by 5 PM on July 10, 2021.

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Alert - COVID-19

The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk will close all of its offices to the public effective Monday, March 16 as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, all mail and online orders are experiencing processing delays. Thank you for your patience and please click here for updated information regarding COVID-19.