November 3, 2020 Election Information

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Click the accordions below to learn where, when, and how to vote!

PLEASE NOTE, the locations listed are the only official options to submit your ballot. Beware of people you do not know if they indicate they can officially accept your ballot -- it could be a scam! 

Click here for information on the November 3 Election including offices and measures on the ballot, campaign fundraising statements, voter information and registration, and how to become a poll worker.

Click here to watch the Mayor's Town Hall on the November 3, 2020 election with special guests Tim Dupuis, the Alameda County Registrar of Voters and Lara Weisiger, the City of Alameda City Clerk.

Ballot Drop Box Locations (any Alameda County voter can drop off their ballot at any official drop box 24/7):

  • Alameda City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave
  • College of Alameda, 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway
  • Bay Farm Island Library (newly installed!), 3221 Mecartney Road

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Accessible Voting Locations (any Alameda County voter can vote at any accessible voting location on 10/31-11/2 from 9am-5pm and on 11/3 from 7am-8pm):

  • South Shore Center: 2130 Otis Drive (near Office Max)
  • Gracepoint Church: 1275 Harbor Bay Parkway
  • Almanac Beer Company: 651 W Tower Avenue
  • Lincoln Middle School: 1250 Fernside Boulevard
  • Island High School: 500 Pacific Avenue
  • Alameda High School: 2201 Encinal Avenue

Registrar of Voters Office in Oakland (open to all Alameda County voters from 8:30am-5pm):

  • Accessible voting is available at the Registrar of Voters office in Oakland: 1225 Fallon Street, Monday-Friday, October 5 through Election Day

PLEASE NOTE, these are the only official options in the City of Alameda to submit your ballot. Beware of people you do not know if they indicate they can officially accept your ballot -- it could be a scam! 

All registered voters in the City of Alameda have been mailed a Vote by Mail ballot. Complete your ballot, sign the envelope, and you can vote anytime!

Three Vote by Mail Drop Boxes are installed in Alameda, opened October 5, and you can drop off your ballot 24/7.

Six additional accessible voting locations will be open in Alameda 3 days before Election Day, October 31, November 1, and November 2 (open 9am-5pm), and on Election Day, November 3 (open 7am-8pm).

See the Where accordion for drop box locations and accessible voting locations.

If you are voting by mail, ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and must be received by the Alameda County Registrar of Voters no later than 17 days after the election. No postage is needed.

Accessible voting is available at the Registrar of Voters office in Oakland, 1225 Fallon Street, Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5pm October 5 through Election Day. 

There are three ways to return your Vote by Mail ballot:

  1. Drop off at a Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Box location (we have 3, see where to vote below)
  2. Drop off at any Accessible Voting Location 10/31, 11/1, 11/2, and on Election Day 11/3 (we have 6 in Alameda or you can bring to the Registrar of Voters office in Oakland, see where to vote below)
  3. Return by mail. Envelopes must be signed, postmarked by Election Day, and received by 17 days after the Election. No postage required.

Help get out the vote by wearing a sticker or button. Please email us and we will mail you one of each!