Can you believe election season is just around the corner?
Well okay, you’ve still got some time. But we like to plan ahead, so we’re going to equip you with everything you need to prepare for the Tues., Nov. 8 election.
🗳️ Registering to vote
The last day to register to vote is Mon., Oct. 24, and if you’ve changed your name or political affiliation since last voting, you must re-register to vote.
🗳️ Voting by mail or in-person
Beginning the week of Mon., Oct. 10, vote-by-mail ballots will start being sent. The last day to request a replacement is Tues., Nov. 1.
Otherwise, you may locate your nearest polling location on SCC’s voter portal.
🗳️ Key local races + measures
- San Jose Mayor: Cindy Chavez vs. Matt Mahan
- City Council District 3: Irene Smith vs. Omar Torres
- City Council District 5: Nora Campos vs. Peter Ortiz
- City Council District 7: Maya Esparza vs. Bien Doan
🗳️ Get involved
Wanna take your passion for the electoral process to the next level? The Santa Clara County Registrar of voters is actively looking for poll workers — learn more + apply.