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News: 10/15/2020

You should have your ballot by now

Sonoma County Registrar of Voters mailed out ballots on Oct. 5.

In the event that a voter never receives their ballot or needs a replacement, the last day to request a ballot be mailed to them is Oct. 27. After Oct. 27, requests for Vote-by-Mail ballots must be made in person at the Registrar of Voters office.

You can drop off the ballot that was mailed at any of 30 in-person locations, or choose to vote with a ballot that is issued at an in-person location. And anyone can go to any in-person location. If you choose to vote in-person, as opposed to drop off, Registrar workers will look you up in their system, verify you have not already cast a vote, void any ballots already issued or mailed to you, and issue and print you a new ballot.

In Sonoma Valley and nearby communities, in-person locations include:

  • Berger Center in Oakmont, 310 White Oak Dr.
  • Moose Lodge in Sonoma, 20580 Broadway.
  • Finnish American Home Association, 197 W. Verano Ave., Sonoma.
  • Sonoma Veterans Memorial Building, 126 First Street West, Sonoma.
  • Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Kraft Hall, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa.
For a complete list of locations, go to:

In-person voting locations will be open a minimum of eight hours a day on Saturday, Oct. 31, Sunday, Nov. 1, and Monday Nov. 2, and will be open on election day, Nov. 3, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Secure ballot drop box locations (there are 20) will be open by Oct. 6, and open through election day, Nov. 3. Nearby locations include:

  • Glen Ellen Fire Station, 13445 Arnold Dr., Glen Ellen.
  • Kenwood Fire Station, 9045 Sonoma Hwy., Kenwood.
  • Rincon Valley Library, 6959 Montecito Blvd., Santa Rosa.
  • Sonoma Valley Regional Library, 755 West Napa St., Sonoma.
For a full list, go to:

Do you want to sign up to vote, or update your information? There is still time. Go to

Do you want to check your voter status? Go to

Do you want to sign up to track your ballot? Go to

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