Here's what you need to know ahead of Election Day

Election Day is just hours away. Whether you voted early or are preparing to head to the polls tomorrow, Action News Now will keep you updated on the latest developments in the 2020 election.

Posted: Nov 2, 2020 8:06 AM
Updated: Nov 2, 2020 2:29 PM

NORTH STATE - Whether you voted early or are preparing to head to the polls tomorrow, Action News Now will keep you updated on the latest developments in the 2020 election.

On election day, Action News Now will provide live up-to-the-minute results.

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VOTER GUIDE: Click Here

RESOURCES: Butte CountyShasta County, Tehama County, Glenn County, Modoc County, Trinity County

POLLING PLACE LOOKUP: Click Here

TRACK YOUR BALLOT: Click Here

In addition to the presidential race between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Californians will be weighing in on 12 statewide propositions, state and congressional races along with local contests and measures.

Action News Now has given local candidates a chance to explain why they want to serve your community. Click Here to listen to statements from candidates across the North State.

California voters will decide the future of 12 statewide propositions on Nov. 3. The measures placed on the ballot cover numerous topics including property taxes and criminal justice.

The propositions require approval by a simple majority of voters in order to pass. Unless specified, propositions approved by voters will take effect once the election results are certified in December.

For a look at the main issues behind each of the 12 propositions, Click Here.

When do polls open?

Polls are open tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter in California can decide whether to vote at a polling place or vote by mail. Click Here to learn more.

What to bring to your polling place

According to the California Secretary of State, in most cases, California voters are not required to show identification to a polling place worker before casting a ballot. However, if you are voting for the first time after registering to vote by mail and did not provide your driver license number, California identification number or the last four digits of your social security number on your registration form, you may be asked to show a form of identification when you go to the polls. Click Here to review a complete list.

VOTER GUIDE: Click Here

RESOURCES: Butte County, Shasta County, Tehama County, Glenn County, Modoc County, Trinity County

POLLING PLACE LOOKUP: Click Here

TRACK YOUR BALLOT: Click Here

What’s the difference between absentee voting and mail voting? There really isn’t any difference. Both refer to the practice of filling out ballots that are sent to voters through the mail and returned either that way or at drop boxes or other designated places. Read More

If a ballot is tossed because of some issue — maybe a missing signature or it got damaged — will the voter be notified that the ballot’s been invalidated? And can the voter cast a new ballot? Read More

What is the role of the federal government in elections? The federal government has very little role in the elections that choose who is going to run it. Read More

Even if the election is messy and contested in court, the country will have a president on Inauguration Day. The Constitution and federal law ensure it. Read More

What states vote early and when are these votes counted? Read More

How soon will we know the results of the U.S. election? Read More

How can I reduce the spread of coronavirus while voting?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has outlined some guidelines to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 on Election Day. Health experts recommend to bring your own face mask, hand sanitizer, and blank ink pen, and stay six feet apart from others. Read More

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1114524

Reported Deaths: 18726
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles3645207438
San Bernardino845311129
Riverside806761400
San Diego71648968
Orange696941554
Kern38316445
Fresno35973471
Sacramento33133546
Santa Clara30676463
Alameda27485499
San Joaquin24649503
Contra Costa22412258
Stanislaus20370416
Tulare19752303
Ventura18040174
Imperial15053353
San Francisco14445158
Monterey13886113
San Mateo13203169
Sonoma11428155
Merced10986176
Santa Barbara10922133
Kings1003886
Solano934980
Marin7518128
Placer577867
Madera571480
San Luis Obispo561835
Yolo419975
Shasta409542
Santa Cruz389827
Butte366459
Napa275717
Sutter263813
El Dorado19304
San Benito174115
Yuba173210
Lassen14803
Tehama143523
Mendocino138522
Nevada10189
Lake83218
Glenn8296
Humboldt7309
Tuolumne7088
Colusa6426
Mono4993
Siskiyou4951
Amador45016
Calaveras43421
Inyo28316
Del Norte2731
Plumas1770
Trinity1130
Modoc1110
Mariposa1042
Alpine420
Sierra170
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