Vote-by-Mail ballots for June primary election on the way to voters

Approximately 1.3 million vote-by-mail ballots are on the way to voters for the primary election on June 7. While the ballot mailing started on Monday (May 9), it is expected to take five days for all ballots to make it in the mail. The ballot mailing will be completed by May 13.

Completed ballots must be received at the Registrar of Voters Office, any vote center or ballot drop-off location within Riverside County no later than the close of polls on Election Day or be postmarked on or before Election Day and received no later than seven days after Election Day to be counted.

Vote‐by‐mail ballots can be returned through the postal service or deposited in vote‐by‐mail drop‐off boxes at 87 participating locations throughout Riverside County. Ballot drop‐off locations and hours of operation can be found on the registrar’s website at A 24‐hour drop box is available outside the main entrance of the registrar’s office at 2720 Gateway Drive in Riverside. Vote‐by‐mail ballots also may be dropped off at any vote center within Riverside County.

Early voting at the Registrar of Voters Office began Monday, May 9, and continues Monday through Friday (excluding county holidays), from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 28 – May 30 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4 – June 5.   The registrar’s office will be open to voters on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The June 7 election is a countywide election. Registered voters in all areas of the county are eligible to cast votes in this election. For questions about your eligibility to vote, contact the registrar’s office at (951) 486-7200.

If you want to register, update your address or change your political party preference you must complete a voter registration application and submit it by May 23. You can register online by clicking here or request a paper application by calling (951) 486-7200.


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