Elections Office Now Processing and Accepting Vote-by-Mail Ballots

August 23, 2021

The Yolo County Elections Office completed a successful logic and accuracy testing of the voting equipment on Monday, August 16, 2021 and have now begun to process and accept Vote-by-Mail ballots for the September 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election.

On Monday, August 16, 2021, 120,425 active registered voters in Yolo County were mailed a Vote-by-Mail ballot. The Elections Office has begun the initial processing of over 2,000 received ballots, 1,545 ballots thus far have been processed and pending a review of the signatures. The remainder of received ballots are pending initial processing. For those voters that are signed up for ballot tracking and have returned their Vote-by-Mail ballot, you will receive the next notification in the coming days.

“To promote transparency in elections the process of scanning and processing ballots is open to the public,” says Jesse Salinas, Yolo County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters. If you are interested in observing, please email [email protected]. Members of the public will be admitted as long as COVID-19 safety precautions are adhered to. Please note, face coverings are required regardless of vaccination status in all indoor public settings.

We encourage Yolo County residents to connect with Yolo County ACE – Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections on Facebook: @YoloACE, Instagram: @YoloCoACE, and Twitter: @YoloCoACE to receive the most up to date information about the upcoming election and live election night results.