What you need to know about voting in Sacramento County
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.