Voting Options

Learn the different ways you can vote in this upcoming election.

Vote by Mail

Every active registered voter in California will be mailed a ballot for the September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election.

Return by mail – must be postmarked on or before September 14 and received by the Yolo County Elections Office no later than September 21. Make sure you check your local post office hours of operation on Election Day.

Return in person – to our Elections Office or any voting location in California before 8:00 p.m. on September 14.

Drop Off Your Ballot at a Ballot Drop Box

Drop your ballot into any official Ballot Drop Box in California before 8:00 p.m. on September 14.

Vote Early in Person

Our Elections Office will operate 13 Voter Assistance Centers spread throughout Yolo County for early and Election Day voting. Early voting is available for three days prior to Election Day: September 11, September 12 and September 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Voter Assistance Centers.

The Voter Assistance Center and Ballot Drop Box location page in this guide contains information on all Yolo County locations and times of operation.

Please practice all safety protocols recommended by the Federal, State and Local Health Officials if you are voting in person at a Voter Assistance Center.

Vote in Person on Election Day

Voter Assistance Centers are open on Election Day:

Tuesday, September 14 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Please be aware that due to the extra COVID-19 safety precautions in place at Voter Assistance Centers, you may experience a wait time when voting in person on Election Day.

Certified List of Write-in Recall Replacement Candidates

The official certified list of write-in candidates for the California Gubernatorial Recall Election to be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 is now available:

Certified List of Write-in Recall Replacement Candidates

This list can also be found on the California Secretary of State website along with the Write-in Replacement Candidate 10-Year Party Preference History at 

Facsimile Translated Ballots

Translations of the official ballots for Chinese (中文), Korean (한국어), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ), Russian (русский), and Spanish (Español).