Vote By Mail Election Facts

Don’t Toss Your Vote

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[With the City’s first ever, by-mail-only ballot almost upon us, we want to get the word out in hopes of avoiding disappointed potential voters. The following guidelines, as described by the City, will make sure you exercise your franchise.]

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City Of Santa Barbara General Municipal Election

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Important Notice: This is a Vote-By-Mail Ballot Election. There will be NO polling places designated. You must vote the ballot mailed out by the City and return it by mail or in person to one of the Official Drop-Off Centers listed below, using the Return / Identification Envelope provided within the ballot packet.

Do you know the upcoming City Election is Mail-In only?

See the results without voting.

Be sure to sign your name on the back of the Return Envelope.

VOTE EARLY! Your ballot must be received by 8:00 pm on Election Day, November 3, 2009, to be counted.

See Voting Instructions inside the packet.

Drop-Off Centers If you wish to deliver your ballot rather than mail it, you may do so on Saturday, October 31, 2009, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and [Election Day], Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at the following locations.

  • Braille Institute, Auditorium 2031 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Cleveland School, Multi Purpose Room 123 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Grace Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall 3869 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Holy Cross Church, Parish Hall 1740 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
  • Pilgrim Terrace, Activity Center 649 Pilgrim Terrace Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Fleischmann Auditorium2559 Puesta Del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Santa Barbara City Hall, City Clerk’s Office 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

The City Clerk’s Office drop-off center will be open daily, Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and Fridays, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (City Hall is closed every other Friday)

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