California Secretary Of State: Over 99% Of Mail-In Ballots Accepted In Presidential ElectionCalifornia election officials announced Friday that 99.4% of more than 15 million mail-in ballots were verified and counted in the November election.
Bay Area Registrars Praise Early Voting For Making Election Day SmootherWhile ballots were still being counted the day after Election Day, experts said more people voted in California in the 2020 election than ever.
11.8 Million Californians Have Already Voted Ahead Of Election Day, Secretary Of State ReportsIn another sign of unprecedented turnout for the 2020 election, more than half of California's registered voters had already cast ballots ahead of Election Day, the Secretary of State's office announced.
Santa Clara County Extends Time To Correct Ballot ErrorsWhen Santa Clara County resident Scott Brown mailed in his ballot Oct. 8, he said the Registrar of Voters notified him the next day that it had been received. But two days later, he was told there was a problem.
Many Contra Costa Voters Submit Ballots At Elections Office, Official Drop Boxes Over USPS MistrustThere’s been a steady stream of people visiting the Contra Costa Elections Office to place their ballots into the drop box out front.
KPIX 5 Vote Smart: KPIX Mail-In Ballot Survey Puts USPS On-Time Delivery To The TestThe United States Post Office prides itself on on-time delivery. So, with just weeks to go until Election Day and more people than ever voting by mail, KPIX’s Kenny Choi decided to put the Bay Area’s mail service to the test.
Lafayette Man Receives Extra Misdirected Ballots For People Who Don't Live At His HomeWhile there has been an increasingly sharp focus on vote-by-mail ballots in the November election, some voters in Contra Costa County are still sorting through voter rolls tainted by a case of voter registration fraud four years ago.
Newsom Criticizes 'Weaponization' Of U.S. Postal System By FedsGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday criticized what he described as the "sabotage" of U.S. Postal delivery by the federal government, accusing the Trump administration of weaponizing the postal system.
Trump Opposes Postal Service Funding To Undercut Mail-In Voting During PandemicPresident Trump said he opposes congressional Democrats' demands to boost funding for the U.S. Postal Service because the money would be used to facilitate mail-in voting for November's elections.
Trump Suggests Delaying Election Over Unsubstantiated Vote-By-Mail ClaimsPresident Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the November general election over unsubstantiated claims that mail-in-voting will invite voter fraud, despite the fact that he lacks the authority to push back the date of the November 3 contest
Postal Workers Union Sounds Alarm Over Budget, Trump Administration Rhetoric On Mail-In BallotsIn California's March primary, more than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected. For most of them, it was because they were not postmarked in time. That postmark date is critical. So now the country is facing a national election amid a pandemic, and voting by mail will be essential. What if the Postal Service can't handle it?
Coronavirus Update: California To Provide Mail-In Ballots For November Election To All VotersAll Californians who are registered to vote will be provided with mail-in ballots for the November election through an executive order signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday.
Santa Clara Co. Looks At Vote-By-Mail November Election If Coronavirus Outbreak PersistsAbout 900,000 eligible voters in Santa Clara County may be limited to vote-by-mail ballots in November if county leaders decide it's unsafe to open voting centers during the coronavirus pandemic.
California Voting Begins As Mail Ballots Go OutCounty election officials began sending ballots Monday to millions of voters who registered to vote by mail.
Tuesday Last Day To Request A Vote By Mail Ballot For Nov. 4 ElectionToday is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the state's Nov. 4 general election, election officials said.