Who Can Register & Vote?
- People who have no shelter – YES
Can use address of shelters or check with local faith-based org.
- Students in School out of State YES Using Absentee Ballots
- Required ID in California – NO
But California does require ID for first time voters
- Preregister at 16. Vote at 18. https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/pre-register-16-vote-18
Where Should I Vote?
- We now have Vote Centers, Not Polling Places
- Find Vote Center and Drop Box Locations: https://elections.saccounty.net/VoteCenters/pages/locations.aspx
- Sacramento County Voter Registration and Election:
- Election Day: Tuesday,
November 3, 2020
- Last Day to REGISTER—
ONLINE or POSTMARKED BY
- ALL registered voters will automatically be mailed a vote-by-mail ballot for this election.
- Early voting is Monday, October 5, 2020 to Monday, November 2, 2020. Dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
- Mail-in Voting must be postmarked by November 3 and received no later than November 20.
Has My Eligibility Changed?
Check here before October 19, 2020: https://pollingplacelookupen.saccounty.net/LookupPollingPlace_VoterRegLookup.aspx
NOTE: Eligibility may have changed due to signature changes because of age or illness, changes of address, DMV, etc.
YES I CAN! Vote if…
- In County Jail serving a misdemeanor sentence.
- A misdemeanor never affects your right to vote.
- In County Jail because jail time is a condition of probation
- On probation
- On mandatory supervision
- On post release community supervision.
- Completed parole. (Your right to vote is automatically restored when you complete parole. You need to fill out a voter registration application online at RegisterToVote.ca.gov or use a paper voter registration card found at the Sacramento County Voter Registrar)
NOT Eligible to Vote
Currently detained in:
- State Prison
- County Jail serving a State Prison sentence
Currently on parole
NAACP Ballot Initiative Recommendations
- PROPOSITION 14—YES
Bonds: Issues $5.5 billion in bonds for state stem cell research institute
- PROPOSITION 15—NO
Taxes: Requires commercial and industrial properties to be taxes based on market value and dedicates revenue
- Proposition 16—YES
Affirmative Action: Repeals Proposition 209 (1996) which says that the state cannot discriminate or grant preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in public employment, education or contracting
- Proposition 17—YES
Suffrage: Restores the right to vote for people convicted of felonies who are on parole
- Proposition 18—YES
Suffrage: Allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 at the time of the next general election to vote in primaries and special elections
- Proposition 19—YES
Taxes: Change tax assessment transfers and inheritance rules
- Proposition 20—NO
Law Enforcement: Makes changes to policies related to criminal sentencing charges, prison release, and DNA collection.
- Proposition 21—NO
Housing: Expands local government power to use rent control
- Proposition 22—YES
Business: Considers app-based drivers to be independent contractors and enacts several labor policies related to app-based companies
- Proposition 23—NO
Healthcare: Requires physician on-site at dialysis clinics and consent from the state for a clinic to close
- Proposition 24—YES
Business: Expands the provision of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and create the California Privacy Protection Agency to implement and enforce the CCPA
- Proposition 25—NO
Incarceration: Replaces cash bail with risk assessments for suspects awaiting trial.
Measures for the City of Sacramento
- Measure A—NO
STRONG MAYOR: Sacramento Mayoral Accountability and Community Equity Act of 2020
- Measure B—YES
REDISTRICTING: Sacramento Independent Redistricting Commission Timeline Exception
- Measure C—NEUTRAL
HOUSING: Sacramento Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Charter Amendment
Important Voter Information
Sacramento County Voter Registration
7000 65th Street
Sacramento, CA 95823
PH: 916-875-6451 / or call 916-875-6100
TOLL FREE: 888-877-5379