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VOTING INFORMATION

Voters have three options for returning their ballots - by mail, via ballot drop box, or at an in-person voting location.

Mail
Postage is paid. Return your ballot before Saturday, March 2 to make sure your vote is counted in the early returns released on Election Night after the polls close at 8PM.
Ballot Drop Box
Your ballot will arrive at the Elections Office sooner if you drop it in one of the 24 hour drop boxes located across the county. Locations:
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Voting In-Person
Any voter can go to any voting location. Services will include:
  • Obtaining a replacement ballot - you do not need to bring in the ballot we mailed you. We can void the previously issued ballot when you come in to vote.
  • Voting and turning in the ballot mailed to you
  • Using a tablet to vote on an accessible ballot or a ballot in Spanish
  • Registering and voting on the same day.
     
Once a location opens for voting, it will remain open through Election Day, March 5, 2024, for the following hours each day:

Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm
Saturday, 9am to 5pm (beginning February 24)
Sunday, 9am to 5pm (beginning February 25)
Election Day, Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 7am to 8pm
Locations are subject to change. Check back here before you go! 

Opens February 5 for voting:
Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz County Clerk/Elections, 701 Ocean St., Room 310.
Watsonville - Watsonville City Clerk’s Office, 275 Main St., 4th Floor.

Opens February 24 for voting:
Aptos - Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Rd.
Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, 5200 Soquel Ave.
Scotts Valley - Scotts Valley Public Library, 251 Kings Village Rd.

Opens March 2 for voting:
Aptos - St. John’s Episcopal Church, 125 Canterbury Dr. (Sunday, March 3, hours are 1pm to 9pm)
Boulder Creek - Boulder Creek Fire Station, 13230 Highway 9
Capitola - New Brighton Middle School, 250 Washburn Ave.
Felton - Zayante Fire Department, 7700 E Zayante Rd.
Santa Cruz - Bonny Doon Elementary School, 1492 Pine Flat Rd.
Santa Cruz - Depot Park, 119 Center St.
Santa Cruz - Masonic Center, 828 N. Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz - UCSC Stevenson Event Center, 520 Cowell-Stevenson Rd.
Scotts Valley - Scotts Valley High School, 555 Glenwood Dr.
Soquel - Soquel High School, 401 Soquel San Jose Rd.
Watsonville - La Selva Beach Clubhouse, 314 Estrella Ave.
Watsonville - Pajaro Valley Community Trust, 85 Nielson St.
Watsonville - Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Ave.

Open Election Day only for voting:
Corralitos - Corralitos Community Church, 24 Browns Valley Rd.
Davenport - Pacific Elementary, 50 Ocean St.
Los Gatos - C.T. English Middle School, 23845 Summit Rd.
Santa Cruz - Christian Life Center, 1009 Mission St.
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