CALIFORNIA

How to vote from your hospital bed

LINKS

Before October 28, 2020 (Seven days before Election Day)

Register to Vote!

Find more information here https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/cavoter/ or at https://www.vote.org/

Between October 28th and November 3rd, 2020

Your personal representative may pick up a ballot for you at any absentee voting location in your area starting 15 days before Election Day or at your polling place on Election Day.

8PM on Tuesday November 3, 2020

Your authorized representative will return your voted ballot back to a voting location on or before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day or make sure it is postmarked by Election Day and received by the county election office no later than 3 days after the election.

 

DEADLINES

 

STEP-BY-STEP HOW TO VOTE

1.

Check Your Voter Registration

Register to Vote!

Find more information here https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/cavoter/ or at https://www.vote.org/

2.

Request an Absentee Ballot Application

If you are unable to vote in person at the polls and you do not have a vote-by-mail ballot, you may apply in writing for a late vote-by-mail ballot HERE at https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration/vote-mail/#late. This application will need to be provided in person to the county elections official by you or your representative. (Elec. Code, § 3021.) Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese. You must fill out the form and have your designated person can take it to the county elections office and pick up the voter’s ballot.

If you're unable to access a printer, contact your Patient Voting team at patientvoting@gmail.com and we will help deliver materials to you

3.

Obtain Your Ballot

Your designated person must pick up the ballot from the county elections office. 

5.

Vote!

Fill out your ballot! 

4.

Drop off your Absentee Ballot

Once you mark your ballot, fill out and sign the envelope, you can personally or through your authorized representative, submit your ballot either to your elections official or any polling place within your jurisdiction by 8pm on Election Day or make sure it is postmarked by Election Day and received by the county election office no later than 3 days after the election.

If you have difficulty with getting your ballot to the County Elections office, contact your Patient Voting team at patientvoting@gmail.com and we will help figure this out.

 

HOSPITALS

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City

Representatives:

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PATIENT VOTING TEAM

TEAM MEMBER 

NAME

Title

Bio

Representing

Area Rep

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

 

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STATE LAW

Cal Elec Code § 3021

Cal Elec Code § 3021.5

The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot by mail is seven days before the election. A voter may request an absentee ballot in person up until Election Day. After the close of the period for requesting a vote by mail ballot a voter unable to go to the polls because of illness, confinement or absence can request, under penalty of perjury, that a ballot be delivered. Out-of-state emergency responders can vote by mail or fax after the deadline to request a mail in ballot.

 

COVID-19 and Patient Voting

Here is how COVID-19 is affecting Patient Voting in this state:

Contact patientvoting@gmail.com for more info

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