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Here’s what you need to know; Voting by mail in Butte County

Vote by mail is new for Butte County, here's what you need to know, according to the local elections office.

Posted: Feb 3, 2020 3:59 PM
Updated: Feb 10, 2020 10:51 AM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - All registered voters in Butte County will receive their ballot by mail, from here on out.

Voters can also return their ballot at any of the secure Drop Boxes, Voter Assistance Centers, or by mail.

Once you receive your ballot, envelope, and voter guide in the mail, you can also put it in an Election Drop Box. Click the online Voter Guide for more help.

Secure Drop Boxes will be available 28 days prior to the election, starting Tuesday, Feb. 4.

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For those who have moved away after fires, but are still voting in Butte County – It’s important, if you have changed addresses but retained your primary address to call the Butte County Elections Office and make sure they have the correct address.

If you canceled your P.O. Box, you will not receive a booklet, ballot or envelope; so make sure to call 530-552-3400 Option 1, or 800-894-7761 within Butte County. You can also go into the office at 155 Nelson Avenue in Oroville, or any voter assistance centers.

The deadline to register with a political party is Feb. 18. However, if you’re not registered by the deadline, did not receive a ballot, envelope, or booklet, you can still vote.

New California state law allows any eligible citizen to register and vote at any of the Voter Assistance Centers or in the Elections Office up to and including Election Day.

People can also register to vote online, CLICK HERE.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

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