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Mendocino County Residents Will Receive Gubernatorial Recall Ballots Next Week

The following is a press release issued by Katrina Bartolomie, Mendocino County’s Assessor, County Clerk-Recorder, and Registrar of Voters:

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Official Mendocino County Ballots will be mailed to every registered voter in the State of California, including Mendocino County voters on August 16, 2021. If you do not receive your ballot by August 30, 2021, please call our office or come by our Ukiah office so we can get you a replacement ballot. The local Sample Ballot information pamphlet will be included with your official ballot. You will also receive a statewide Voter Information Guide that will be mailed directly to you by the State.

  • During this pandemic, we encourage you to stay home, stay safe, vote the ballot you receive in the mail and return your ballot either through the mail or a Ballot Drop Box Location (listed below) at your earliest convenience. With this election, we can open and process your ballot as soon as we receive it. We cannot upload any results until 8 pm on Election Night.
  • When returning your voted ballot – NO postage is necessary, whether you mail your ballot/envelope or deposit it into a Ballot Drop Off box. All drop off locations are available 24/7.

MENDOCINO COUNTY BALLOT DROP BOX LOCATIONS –
WILL BE OPEN 24/7 BEGINNING AUGUST 16, 2021 THROUGH 8 PM ON ELECTION DAY:

CITY OF WILLITS (open 24/7)
111 E COMMERCIAL ST – WILLITS
CITY OF FORT BRAGG (24/7)
416 N FRANKLIN ST – FORT BRAGG
CITY OF POINT ARENA (24/7)
451 SCHOOL ST – POINT ARENA
MENDOCINO CO ADMIN BLDG (24/7)
501 LOW GAP RD – UKIAH
CITY OF UKIAH (24/7)
300 SEMINARY AVE – UKIAH
  • You are welcome to call our office and verify your residence address, to make sure we have your most current information.
  • When returning your ballot – don’t forget to sign the back of the return envelope, we can’t count your ballot if it doesn’t have your signature. If you forget to sign it, we will contact you by mail so we can get a signature from you.
  • If you are worried that your signature has drastically changed, please re-register at www.registertovote.ca.gov or call our office, we will be happy to mail you a new voter registration card.
  • We check every signature – if your signature does not match, we will contact you by mail so it can be corrected.
  • We will have “In-Person Polling” locations throughout the County for those voters who need assistance or need to visit a polling location. You can drop your ballot off at any polling location in Mendocino County on Election Day.  

**IF YOU WISH TO VOTE AT A POLLING LOCATION – 

YOU MUST TAKE THE BALLOT YOU RECEIVE IN THE MAIL WITH YOU 

TO SURRENDER, OR YOU WILL VOTE A PROVISIONAL BALLOT**

MENDOCINO COUNTY POLLING LOCATIONS – OPEN ELECTION DAY ONLY:

THURSTON AUTO PLAZA2800 N STATE ST – UKIAHBROOKTRAILS COMMUNITY CENTER24860 BIRCH ST – WILLITSMENDOCINO FIRE – MEETING ROOM44700 LITTLE LAKE RD — MENDOCINO
REDWOOD VALLEY GRANGE8650 EAST RD – REDWOOD VALLEYWILLITS COMMUNITY CENTER111 E COMMERCIAL ST – WILLITSLITTLE RIVER INN- ABALONE ROOM7901 HWY 1 – LITTLE RIVER
NEW LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH750 YOSEMITE DR – UKIAHLAYTONVILLE LIONS FIRE HALL44920 WILLIS AVE – LAYTONVILLECHAPEL OF THE REDWOODS31201 COMPTCHE UKIAH RD – COMPTCHE
***NEW*** ORR CREEK COMMONSCOMMUNITY ROOM  355 BRUSH ST –UKIAHC.V. STARR CENTER300 S LINCOLN ST – FORT BRAGGMENDOCINO CO FAIRGROUNDS***NEW*** AUDITORIUM – BOONVILLE
***NEW*** UKIAH SENIOR CENTERBARTLETT HALL – 495 LESLIE ST – UKIAHFB VETERANS MEMORIAL BLDG360 N. HARRISON ST – FORT BRAGGVETERAN’S MEMORIAL BLDG451 SCHOOL ST – POINT ARENA
POTTER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL MULTI-PURPOSE RM. 10401 MAIN ST – POTTER VLYCASPAR COMMUNITY CENTER15051 CASPAR RD – CASPARCOMMUNITY CENTER  – MAIN HALL47950 CENTER ST – GUALALA
HOPLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT21 FELIZ CREEK RD – HOPLANDSAINT MARY’S  CHURCH – PARISH HALL900 S. OAK ST., UKIAHROUND VALLEY JUSTICE COURT – DROP OFF ONLY 76270 GRANGE ST – COVELO
ALL POLLING LOCATIONS ARE OPEN ELECTION DAY ONLY – 7 am – 8 pm
ROUND VALLEY BALLOT DROP IS OPEN ELECTION DAY ONLY – 7 am – 8 pm
  • If you are mailing your ballot through USPS, it must be mailed by Election Day.  If mailing on Election Day, be sure to get it postmarked.  If you use a Ballot Drop Off Location, please drop it off by 8 pm on Election Day, all drop box locations will be locked at 8 pm on Election night.  
  • All of our “In Person” Polling locations will follow all Public Health Orders, including social distancing, wearing facial coverings, and having hand sanitizer and gloves available.

If you have any questions, please call the Elections office at (707) 234-6819 or email us at mcvotes@mendocinocounty.org

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