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Normally, you cannot vote an absentee ballot on election day. However, if an emergency has occurred, such as you have been hospitalized on election day, or sickness or death has occurred in your family which will not allow you to go to the polls, you can receive an emergency absentee ballot. You will need to contact our office if this has occurred.
Prop 3 of 2018 also changed voter registration law so that a voter can register and vote up to and including election day. Those voters who need to register to vote on election day may do so at either our City Hall or Election Unit office. Those voters may also vote an absentee ballot while they are there - or be issued a receipt to go and vote in their precinct.
No, you cannot drop off your absentee ballot at your voting precinct. You must bring your absentee ballot to the City Clerk's Office, the South Washington Office, or place it in one of the secure drop-boxes that are located outside both offices, before the polls close.
Yes, in order to do so, you must take your absentee ballot to your voting precinct. The poll worker will then void your ballot, and then you may vote in a normal manner.