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Elections & Voting: Nov. 3 2020

Make a Plan to Vote / Haga un plan para votar

Make a plan to vote Nov 3!  How to register to vote (, check your registration status (, and track your vote ( Haga un plan para votar el 3 de nov!  Como registrarte (, chequear (, y rastrearlo (

How to return your ballot:

  • Drop Box - there are 15 ballot drop boxes available throughout the county.
  • Deliver in person - County Elections, City Clerk offices or any in-person voting location.
  • Mail it - ballot needs to be postmarked on or before November 3.

Early Voting Starts Oct. 5

  • Santa Cruz County Clerk/Elections:  701 Ocean St., Rm 310, Santa Cruz
  • Watsonville City Clerk's Office:  275 Main St., 4th Floor (6th Floor of parking garage), Watsonville

There will be 17 in-person voting locations open Oct. 31-Nov.3:

  • Saturday Oct. 31 & Sunday Nov 1st: 9am - 5pm
  • Monday, Nov. 2:  8am - 5pm 
  • Tuesday, Nov. 3: 7am - 8pm

Ballot Information Sources


Research Centers

Fact-Checking Resources

  • - checks  the factual accuracy of statements
  • Chequado - chequea los dichos en el discurso público y los clasifican de "verdadero" o "falso"
  • Politifact - researches statements and rate their accuracy on the Truth-O-Meter
  • Snopes - researches rumors & hoaxes