All FAQs (Helpie FAQ)

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  • Vote Centers Locations
    Voters in Los Angeles County have the option to cast their ballot in-person at a participating Vote Center in an upcoming election. Vote Centers provide modern features to make voting safe, easy, and convenient. Vote Centers also serve as a Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Box location – no need to wait, simply drop off your voted ballot at the front.
  • Speed Up Your Check-In At The Vote Center
    Reduce time checking in at the Vote Center by scanning your Quick Check-in Code. After entering your personal information your unique check-in code (barcode) will appear under your registration information. Show that your code to the Election Worker when at the Vote Center to instantly check in. Your Quick Check-in Code is also printed on your mailed Sample Ballot and Vote Center postcard. You may take either of those hard copies to the Vote Center as well.
  • Vote Center Days And Hours

    Voters will have 10 consecutive days and Election Day to vote in-person at ANY participating Vote Center in the County.

    Vote Centers will be open every day from 10 AM to 7 PM during the early voting period. On Election Day Vote Centers will be open from 7 AM to 8 PM.

    Check here for voting centers
  • How To Verify Your Signature
    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. Download the Signature Verification Statement
  • 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. Download the Unsigned Ballot Statement
  • Ballot Return Checklist

    Before you drop off your Vote by Mail ballot make sure:

    1. Place your voted ballot card(s) inside the Official Return Envelope
    2. Securely seal the Official Return Envelope
    3. Sign and date the back of the Official Return Envelope
  • 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 7 days (EC, § 1605(d).) by our Department we will process, verify and count that 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.
  • 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.
  • Request A Ballot In A Different Language
    L.A. County provides full language service and/or assistance in up to 18 languages. To request your ballot or election materials in another language please call our Multilingual Services Section at 800-815-2666, option 3.
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