Guide to Voting 2020

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Vote.gov

California residents can head to the vote.gov site for further information on the upcoming 2020 Elections.

With Election Day right around the corner, the USPS is expected to be running the show this year due to the ongoing pandemic. USPS will be mailing every American a Vote-By-Mail ballot twenty-nine days prior to election. Election Day is on November 3. Voters can also choose to vote in-person. There will be 150 LAUSD schools serving as voting centers on Election Day. The Dodgers Stadium and the Forum in Inglewood will also serve as voting centers.

Register to Vote

California residents can register to vote through the L.A. County registrar’s website. The post office, DMV and public library will also allow people to register to vote. Residents can register to vote at any voting location on Election Day.

Voting In-Person

Voting Centers will follow Public Health safety guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Some of these guidelines include: voters wearing face masks, workers wiping and sanitizing surfaces and voting devices, and social distancing 6-feet.

“Voters will have ten consecutive days and Election Day to vote in-person at any participating vote center,” according to lavote.net.

Some voting centers will be open starting Saturday, October 24. All locations will be open Friday, October 30. Centers will be open Monday-Sunday from 10am to 7pm. Voting center hours will be 7am to 8pm on Election Day.

Vote-By-Mail

Registered voters will be mailed a vote-by-mail ballot. Voting by mail is a much safer way to get your vote in during the pandemic. The vote-by-mail process begins twenty-nine days prior to Election Day. Voters can return their ballot by mail with no postage necessary.

Ballots can be returned at any drop box location or any voting center. Voters must remember to mail their ballots early to ensure that their vote is counted.

The USPS “[provides] a secure, efficient and effective way for citizens to participate when policymakers decide to use mail as part of their elections.”

They hope to “encourage [voters] to explore resources available from state and local election authorities.”

For further information on voting or registering to vote, visit vote.gov.

 

 

 

 

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