If you haven’t voted yet, or even thought about voting, here’s everything you need to know to cast your ballot through Tuesday.
Step one: Make sure you’re registered. Check that status on the Secretary of State website (you’ll need your driver license or ID card number on-hand).
Step two: Do your homework.
You’ve still got time to do your research, with the polls open until 8 p.m. Tuesday. Here are all the handy resources you can use to help inform your decision.
- Get started here with The Bee’s voter guide.
- Did you mega-procrastinate? There’s another detailed guide for you here.
- Check out The Bee editorial board’s official endorsements for statewide office.
- Don’t get duped. Beware of fake text messages, robocalls, emails and more.
- Read up on the facts. There are plenty of propositions and measures to be aware of.
Step three: Vote.
In Sacramento County, all registered voters should have received ballots via mail. Those mail-in ballots need to be postmarked on or before Election Day, or dropped off at a Sacramento County drop box or vote center before 8 p.m.
Or, if you prefer to cast your vote the old-fashioned way, there are 78 voting centers in the county where you can fill out your ballot. See the full list, with addresses and hours, here.