Important elections dates and deadlines |

Important elections dates and deadlines

Here are some important dates to remember until the election:

Oct. 23:

Last day to register to vote. Voters who register during the period Oct 10 Ð 23 will only receive a postcard identifying their polling place location.

Now until Nov. 7:

Any Nevada County registered voters may vote early in the lobby of the Elections Office at the HEW Complex, 10433 Willow Valley Road, Suite E, Nevada City during business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Voting at the Elections Office on Election Day begins at 7 a.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

Now until Oct. 25:

Voters with Permanent Absent Voter Status or who reside in an all-mail ballot precinct, and voters who have applied for an absentee ballot for this election only, will receive their ballot in the mail for the November 7 election.

Paper ballots will be issued to voters at the polls and to absentees. Voters who wish to vote on a touch-screen voting machine instead of on paper will need to ask to do so.

Oct. 31:

Last day to request a ballot. Ballots may not be delivered via mail after this date. Applications must be received at the Elections Office by 5 p.m. on this day. Postmarks do not count. Absent Voter Applications are printed on the back cover of each Voter Information Pamphlet and are available at

Nov. 1 to Nov. 7:

To receive a ballot during this time, voters must appear in person at the Elections Office, 10433 Willow Valley Rd, Suite E, Nevada City. See “Vote Early!” above for office hours.

Nov. 7 Election Day:

Absent Voter ballots must be received at the Elections Office or any Nevada County polling place by 8 p.m. on this date to be counted. Postmarks do not count. Polling places in Nevada County are open 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

For more information, contact the Nevada County Elections Office at (530) 265-1298 or toll-free at (888) 395-1298. The office is at 10433 Willow Valley Road • Suite E, Nevada City, CA 95959-2367, (530) 265-1298 • Fax (530) 265-9829.

Information provided by the Nevada County Clerk-Recorder’s Office.

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