Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

​​October 3, 2016

Contact:  Alice Jarboe, Assistant Registrar of Voters

Presidential General Election Update

Sample Ballot Booklets for November Election to Hit Mailboxes


Registrar of Voters Jill LaVine announced today that sample ballot booklets for the November 8, Presidential General Election will arrive in voters’ mailboxes starting this week. They can also be viewed online at

The booklet contains the address of your polling place and ballot issues that you will vote on in your area. An application to request a vote by mail ballot is included on the back cover.
If you previously ‘opted out’ of receiving a paper version of the sample ballot booklet, it is available online. You can always resume receiving the paper sample ballot booklet by mail if you change your mind.

Key Election Dates

Oct 24 – Last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 Presidential General Election. Voter registration forms must be mailed (postmarked by this date) or delivered to the Elections Office, 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento 95823. Online voter registration must be completed before midnight on this date.
Nov 1 – Last day to request a vote by mail ballot be mailed to you for the Nov 8 election. Call (916) 875-6155 for information.
Nov 8 –Presidential General Election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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