November 30, 2021

California Governor Recall: Here’s how to cast your vote in upcoming election

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) — The California Recall Election is just below three weeks away and 1000’s of mail-in ballots have already been despatched in.

Election day is just like the Tremendous Bowl for ballot employees, and the work is already below method on the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters workplace forward of the primary gubernatorial recall election since 2003.

“As of yesterday, we have received already 145,000 ballots,” Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey mentioned. “They’re coming back very quickly and earlier than expected, and I think one of the main reasons is this is a much easier ballot.”

There are solely two questions on the poll, however some ways to cast your vote.

If you’re registered in Santa Clara County, you must have acquired your poll final week.

There are greater than 100 official poll drop containers all through the county.

You too can mail in your poll by utilizing the pay as you go envelope included with your voting packet.

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After all, you’ll be able to all the time vote or drop off in particular person utilizing the brand new and extra accessible tools all through the county.

The Registrar of Voters workplace is considered one of 36 in-person voting facilities throughout the county, and they’ll open up on September 4 and run by way of election day.

Ballot employees are already at work processing the 145,000 votes which have already come in.

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey says they solely wanted one third of the traditional workers and there was not a problem discovering sufficient ballot employees to work for the county.

“We have all the vote center workers, poll workers, that we need for this election,” Bushey mentioned. “We had a wonderful influx of people who wanted to work with us. We started reaching out earlier in the year when we knew this was coming, we just didn’t know the date, so we’ve been well-prepared.”

When you cast your poll, you’ll be able to tune into ABC7 Information for stay election protection on Sept. 14.

The county says they may have outcomes in beginning round 8 p.m. on election evening.