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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Make a Plan and Be Prepared to Vote!

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With the election less than 28 days away, ballots began are being mailed to all voters this week. Voters are encouraged to vote in the safety of their homes using your Vote-by-Mail ballot.

Make a plan and be prepared to vote November 3, 2020!  

  1. Register to vote or update your voter registration info (until October 19, 2020) at https://registertovote.ca.gov/ 
  2. Check your voter registration info at http://VoterStatus.sos.ca.gov 
  3. Sign up to track your ballot at http://WheresMyBallot.sos.ca.gov 

Official Secure Ballot Drop-Boxes are located outside: Gilroy Council chambers, Gilroy library, Rod Kelly School, and Gavilan College Student Center.

 In-person voting is available at any Santa Clara Co. Vote Center beginning October 31, 2020 to November 3, 2020

 Gilroy in-person Vote Centers (open to all Santa Clara Co. voters):

Name:

Gilroy Police Department - Community Room

Address:

7301 Hanna St, Gilroy, CA 95020

Hours of Operation:

October 31, 2020 to November 2, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; ELECTION DAY (November 3, 2020) - 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Name:

Gilroy's First Baptist Church - Fellowship Hall

Address:

8455 Wren Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020  

Hours of Operation:

October 31, 2020 to November 2, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; ELECTION DAY (November 3, 2020) - 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Name:

Gilroy Elks Lodge #1567

Address:

2765 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy, CA 95020  

Hours of Operation:

October 31, 2020 to November 2, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; ELECTION DAY (November 3, 2020) - 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Voter Centers will be following Public Health protocols and all voters will be required to 

  • wear a mask (masks will be supplied for voters who need one), and 
  • social distance. 

Key Dates and Deadlines for the November 3, 2020, Presidential General Election 

  • Last Day to Register to Vote:  October 19, 2020
  • If you miss the last day to Register to Vote, Voters can use Conditional Voter Registration – October 20, 2020 – November 3, 2020
  • County Voter Information Guide Mailing Period:  September 24 – October 13, 2020
  • Vote-By-Mail Ballot Mailing Period:  October 5 – October 27, 2020
  • Vote Centers Open:  October 31, 2020 – November 3, 2020
  • Remote Accessible Vote by Mail Ballots – October 5, 2020 – November 3, 2020.  Military & Overseas voter were sent a ballot September 4, 2020 – September 19, 2020
  • Weekend Voting at the Registrar of Voters (ROV) Office:  October 24, 2020 – October 25, 2020 & October 31, 2020 – November 1, 2020

Get the FACTS before you vote! 

To help voters access information and make informed decisions, the nonpartisan and nonprofit League of Women Voters of California, Education Fund and Maplight have created Voters Edge Easy Voter Guides available in 5 languages.

 

Voter's Edge California http://votersedge.org/ca

A comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to elections covering federal, state, and local contests in California.  

 

Using Voter’s Edge, you can:

  • Access your entire ballot by entering your address.
  • Get in-depth information on candidates, measures, and who supports them.
  • Read explanations of ballot measures along with who supports, opposes, and funds them.
  • Find out where, when, and how to vote, including local polling locations and vote centers.
  • Keep track of your choices and save them for Election Day
  • Access a Spanish language version 

 Questions about Gilroy’s General Election?

Visit our Election and Voter Information page 

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