The Voter's Choice Act
The California Voter's Choice Act is coming to Napa County! The Voter's Choice Act was passed in 2016 to make voting easier and more convenient. With Napa County at over 90% Vote-By-Mail, participating in the Voter's Choice Act was a logical choice.
How does the Voter's Choice Act work?
- All voters are mailed a ballot 29 days before the election
- Voters can return their ballot 1 of 3 ways:
- By Mail
- In an Official Ballot Drop Box
- At a Vote Center
What is a Vote Center?
- A Vote Center is a mini elections office. At a Vote Center, you can:
- Cast a ballot
- Use an accessible voting machine
- Request a replacement ballot
- Register/Re-register to vote
- Drop off a voted ballot
- Receive assistance in another language
- Two Vote Centers will open 10 days before Election Day
- An additional six Vote Centers will open 3 days before Election Day
- All Vote Centers will be open on Election Day from 7am to 8pm
Ballot Drop Boxes
- In addition to returning a ballot by mail, voters will now have the option to drop their ballot in a secure ballot drop box
- 7 Official Ballot Drop Boxes will be located throughout the county 28 days before the election
- All Official Ballot Drop Box will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
More information about the Voter's Choice Act can be found on the Secretary of State's website, http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voters-choice-act/.