Your County Government Community
Services
Healthy
Kids & Families
Business
Resources
Environment Public Safety Jobs

Home
Past Elections
About Us
Facts for Voters
Register to Vote
Voting By Mail
Reports on line
Poll Workers
Polls
District Maps
What are my Electing Districts/Officials
Directory of Public Officials
Contact Us
Employment Opportunities

Important Dates

and Frequently Asked Questions

Printer Friendly
Font Size Extra Large Font Size Large Font Size Default

May 5, 2014 - First day mail ballots will be available.
First day early voting available at RoV.
RoV is open for voting 8 am to 5 pm Monday thru Friday

May 12, 2014 - Mail ballot processing (signature checking) begins.
To observe, call (858) 505-7202

May 19, 2014 - Last Day to Register to Vote

May 23, 2014 - Opening and preparing mail ballots for computer tabulation

May 26, 2014 - Mail ballot scanning process begins (computer processing).
To observe, call (858) 505-7202

May 27, 2014 - Last Day to Apply for a Mail Ballot.
Request due to RoV by 5 pm.

May 31, 2014 - Weekend voting at the ROV
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 3, 2014 - Election Day
Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Registrar of Voters Office is open for voting 7 a.m. through 8 p.m.



1. WHY IS THERE AN ELECTION ON JUNE 3, 2014 – AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

June 3rd is the regularly scheduled election date for the Gubernatorial Primary Election. This election determines the nominees for the voter nominated offices: Statewide Offices, Congress, State Senate and Assembly. The two candidates with the most votes will have a run-off in the November 4, Gubernatorial General Election.

There will also be candidates for some nonpartisan offices on the ballot, including Superior Court Judges, Countywide Offices, Board of Supervisors (Districts 4 & 5), San Diego County Board of Education (Districts 3 & 5) San Diego Community College (Districts A, & E), San Diego Unified School (Districts B & C) City of San Diego (Council Districts 2, 4, 6, & 8), City of Chula Vista (Mayor, Council Seats 1 & 2). Some of these contests could have an outright winner on June 3, while others will have a run-off election on November 4, 2014.

Political party County Central Committee seats will not appear on this ballot. They will appear on the 2016 election cycle ballot.

2. WHO CAN VOTE IN THIS ELECTION?

All registered voters in the County of San Diego are eligible to vote. May 19, 2014 is the last day to register to vote in the election. You can register online at the Registrar of Voters website www.sdvote.com. Click on “Register to Vote” and follow the instructions. Voter registration cards are available at Post Office, Department of Motor Vehicles and Library buildings, as well as various City Clerk offices and the Registrar of Voters at 5600 Overland Ave, San Diego 92123. For more information, please call 858-565-5800.

3. WHERE WILL THE POLLS BE LOCATED?

There will be approximately 1,400 poll locations throughout the County. Your poll location will be shown on the back cover of your sample ballot and voter information pamphlet. You may also determine your poll location by calling the Registrar of Voters at 858-565-5800 or by checking the Registrar’s website at www.sdvote.com.

4. DOES THE COUNTY NEED POLLWORKERS?

The Registrar is recruiting poll workers for this election. With newly implemented legislation there may be opportunities for persons who are lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States, and who are otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for their lack of United States citizenship, to also serve on a precinct board.

Poll workers receive a volunteer stipend of $75 to $175 depending on their assignment. Bilingual poll workers may receive an additional $15 if appointed to fulfill a Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Spanish or Vietnamese assignment at a poll. If you are interested in becoming a poll worker, please check the Registrar’s website at www.sdvote.com and/or call 858-565-5800.

5. WHAT IF YOU WANT TO VOTE BUT CANNOT MAKE IT TO THE POLLS ON ELECTION DAY?

You may vote a mail ballot by (1) downloading an application at www.sdvote.com; (2) calling the Registrar of Voters and requesting an application; (3) completing the application card on the back of your sample ballot pamphlet; or (4) writing your own request. Applications should be sent to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, 5600 Overland Ave, San Diego, 92123. A faxed application is also acceptable. The fax number is 858-694-2955.

Written requests for a mail ballot must contain your name, registered address in San Diego, signature and address where the ballot is to be mailed. The deadline to request a mail ballot for the Gubernatorial Primary Election is Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

You may also vote at the Office of the Registrar of Voters (Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm) beginning on Monday, May 5, 2014 through Election Day. Please call 858-565-5800 for additional information.

For further information on any of the above subjects, please call the Registrar of Voters at 858-565-5800.