Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

​May 6, 2019

Contact: Voter Registra​tion an​d Election
(916) 875-​​6451


Voting has Officially Begun for State Senate District 1 Special General Election

Sacramento County Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) has delivered Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots to the U.S. Postal Service for distribution to registered voters in Senate District 1 for the June 4, 2019, Special General Election. The Election Office is open for voting beginning today through Election Day.

Voters may use any Official Ballot Drop Box to return their ballot. VRE has a drive-through Ballot Drop Box in the Election Office parking lot at 7000 65th Street, Sacramento. This Ballot Drop Box is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until 8:00 p.m. on Election Night. Voters preferring to return their ballot by mail may use the postage paid pink envelope in their VBM ballot packet.

Voters are encouraged to return their ballots early and must sign their pink VBM envelope in order for their ballot to be counted. Information on the days and hours of operation for Ballot Drop Boxes or upcoming Vote Centers is available on the VRE website at, or use the links in the Key Election Dates below.

Key Election Dates

​May 6

Begin mailing Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots to voters. VBM ballots are available at VRE Office at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento
​May 6 Ballot Drop Boxes open in Senate District 1 Areas in Sacramento County
​May 20 Last day to register to vote for Special General Election
​May 21Conditional Voter Registration (CVR) period begins and runs through Election Day
​May 2511-Day Vote Center location is open for this election
​May 28Last day a VBM ballot can be mailed to you. After this date, VBM ballots are only available at the Elections Office or Vote Centers
​June 4​Election Day – Additional Vote Centers open. All ballots must be received or postmarked by 8:00 p.m.


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