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Voter Registration and Elections
Courtney Bailey-Kanelos, Registrar of Voters

News Release

​​​​​​​​February 25, 2019

​Contact: Voter Registration and Elections
(916) 875-6451​



Voting has Officially Begun for State Senate District 1 Special Primary Election

Sacramento County Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) has delivered Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots to the U.S. Postal Service for distribution to registered voters in Senate District 1 for the March 26, 2019, Special Primary Election. Additionally, the Election Office is open for voting beginning today through Election Day.

Voters may use any Official Ballot Drop Box to return their ballot. VRE has a drive-through Ballot Drop Box in the Election Office parking lot at 7000 65th Street, Sacramento. This Ballot Drop Box is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until 8:00 p.m. on Election Night. Voters preferring to return their ballot by mail may use the postage paid pink envelope in their VBM ballot packet.

Voters are encouraged to return their ballots early and must sign their pink VBM envelope in order for their ballot to be counted. Information on the days and hours of operation fo​​​​r Ballot Drop Boxes or upcoming Vote Centers is available on the VRE website at www.SacCounty.net, or use the links in the Key Election Dates below. 

Key Ele​ction Dates


​February 25​​

Begin mailing Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots to voters. VBM ballots are available at VRE Office at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento​​


February 25​

Ballot Drop Boxes open in Senate District 1 areas in Sacramento County​

March 11

Last day to register to vote for Special Primary Election​

March 12

Conditional Voter Registration (CVR) period begins and runs through Election Day​

March 16

11-Day Vote Center location opens for this election​

March 19​​

Last Day a VBM ballot can be mailed to you. After this date, VBM ballots are only available at the Elections Office or Vote Centers​

​March 26

Election Day – Additional Vote Centers​ open. All ballots must be received or postmarked by 8:00 p.m.​​

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