Ballot Help

​Marking Your Ballot

  • Check your ballot for instructions about whether use pen or pencil, black ink or blue.
  • Be sure to completely fill in the ovals or boxes next to your choices: 
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  • You don't have to vote in all contests. Your other votes will still count.​​​
  • You cannot change your vote once you've mailed or dropped off your ballot. 

Obtaining a Replacement Ballot

If your ballot arrives damaged, you make a mistake, spill something, lose your ballot, or for any other reason, contact your county elections office for a replacement ballot.

Learning About Candidates and Measures on the Ballot

Registered voters can find candidate and ballot measure information in the online Voters' Pamphlet​ and by using My Vote​. My Vote shows only the candidate and ballot measure information that applies to you.​
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More Information​ for
Voters with Disabilities

Visit our accessibility information​ page to learn where to get your accessible ballot and tips for how to use it.