Election Day - F.A.Q.



Can I bring my marked sample ballot to the polls?
Yes, as long as you do not display it for others to see.
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Where do I go to vote?
Your polling location is listed on your Sample Ballot Pamphlet. You may also use the "Precinct Finder" on this website to learn more about your precinct.
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If I have moved, can I vote in my old precinct?
No, you should go to your new precinct to vote; if you have not informed the elections department about your move, or updated your voter registration, you may have to vote a provisional ballot.
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Can I change my address at the polls?
Yes, but you will have to vote a provisional ballot. Remember, you must go to the polling location in the precinct where you reside.
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If I have moved and have not changed my address with the elections office, how do I know where my new polling place is?
You can call the Elections Office prior to Election Day to find out, check this website, or ask your next door neighbor.
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Is there a time limit in the voting booth?
Yes, the California Elections Code (EC §14224) stipulates that time in the voting booth shall be limited to 10 minutes; however it also states that time may be extended if no other voter is inconvenienced.
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How can I get election results on Election Day?
Election results are not available until after the polls close at 8:00 p.m.. After 8:00 p.m. they are available from local TV and radio stations, as well as the elections office website, and the California Secretary of State website.
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