By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Elections Office will begin delivering mail ballots to the U.S. Post Office on Saturday, October 15, for voters on the permanent mail ballot list. These ballots will start arriving in mail boxes on Monday, October 17.
Voters can still sign up to receive a mail ballot by submitting an online application at SBCountyElections.com, by filling out the Mail Ballot Application found on the back cover of their Voter Information Guide, or by calling the Elections Office. The deadline to request a mail ballot is Tuesday, November 1.
New this election, the Elections Office is including an ‘I Voted By Mail’ sticker along with every mail ballot. Mail ballot voters are encouraged to take a ballot selfie with their unmarked ballot and their ‘I Voted By Mail’ sticker to share with friends and family on social media.
Voted mail ballots may be returned by mail, but must be postmarked on or before Elections Day, November 8, 2016, and received no later than three business days after the election. Additionally, voted mail ballots may be returned in person to any polling place on Election Day, or to one of the 57 mail ballot drop-off locations prior to Election Day. To find a mail ballot drop-off location, voters can use the Mail Ballot Drop-Off Map located on the Elections Office website at SBCountyElections.com.
Also on the website, voters can access personalized election information, including their Voter Information Guide, their assigned polling place, and their mail ballot status by using the award winning My Elections (M.E.) Gateway application.
For more information about this election, voters can call (909) 387-8300.