Remote Accessible Vote by Mail

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What

Voters can request and receive access to the Remote Accessible Vote by Mail (RAVBM) system.  The County of Sacramento has selected Democracy Live to provide this service.  The RAVBM system allows voters ​to download and mark their correct ballot privately and independently using their own assistive technology, print their marked ballot, and mail it to the Elections Office to be counted.

This video​ provides more information on the RAVBM system.

All registered voters in Sacramento County are eligible to use this system pursuant to California Elections Code section 3016.7. ​

​​​​​​When

Access the service anytime, day or night, starting 29 days before an election.

How

  • ​Go online and enter your information in My Voter Portal​ to obtain your correct ballot

Voters can:

  • Vote on any computer with internet access and a printer.
  • Email vbm@saccounty.gov​ or call (916) 875-6155 for help with the ​RAVBM system.

Practice on our Demo Site

Voters can now practice using a DEMO version​ of the RAVBM system. This DEMO site​ simulates the RAVBM voting experience, allowing voters to learn how to navigate and use the system in preparation for a real election. Voters can select their language and font size preferences in the top right corner, read and watch instructions on how to mark a ballot, and practice marking an​d printing a DEMO ballot. 

*Note: This DEMO version of the RAVBM system is for demonstration purposes only and cannot be used to submit an Official Ballot.


Assistance for Voters with Disabilities

The County of Sacramento ​Voter Registration and Elections Department has a long standing commitment to work with voters with disabilities to help them exercise their right to vote.  This page provides general information about these efforts, and voters are encouraged to contact us with specific requests for assistance using the contact information below.

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