Early-bird voting opens


Voting for the Nov. 6 election began Tuesday in Santa Clara County, with early-bird voting open and about 640,000 mail-in ballots sent out to county residents.

The county is offering several physical locations to submit early ballots: the Registrar of Voters office at 1555 Berger Drive, Building 2 in San Jose; early voter centers at libraries in San Jose, Santa Clara, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Palo Alto and Morgan Hill; ballot drop-off sites at every city hall and dozens of libraries and colleges in the county.

Residents can also send their ballots in the mail with prepaid postage included with each ballot. Ballots submitted by mail must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received by Nov. 9. Physically submitted ballots are due by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

The last day to register to vote in California is Oct. 22. Registration can be completed or verified online at

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— Bay City News Service

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6 people like this
Posted by Billy Bob
a resident of Bailey Park
on Oct 22, 2018 at 10:37 am

Now is your chance to make Mountain View a better place to live vote out Siegel and Showalter and dont vote for Rameriz

8 people like this
Posted by Ted Cruz (not really)
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Oct 22, 2018 at 10:46 am

Ted Cruz (not really) is a registered user.

I too will not vote for "Rameriz" as no one with that name is on the ballot. There is a candidate for City Council named Lucas Ramirez who seems like a pretty good choice. If we had to agree with everything a candidate supports or opposes, most of us could not vote for anyone. But on balance, given the alteratives, Lucas Ramirez is worthy of serious consideration. As to Libertarian John Inks who just did an anti-RV mailer, how is ousting RV occupants from public property a Libertarian value? Maybe Mr. Inks will post his answer right here.

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