The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the voting process. Please be sure you know and understand the various ways which you can vote. Be sure that your vote is counted.
Voter Assistance Centers
Vote in Person (Early or on Election Day)
In Yolo County, traditional polling places have been replaced with Voter Assistance Centers (VACs). VACs are designed to provide voters assistance with the following:
- Voting (in person).
- Solve voter registration issues.
- Register to vote.
- Check in electronically.
- Obtain a replacement ballot.
- Receive general assistance.
In Davis, CA, there are four (4) VACs:
- UC Davis ARC – Ballroom, 760 Orchard Road.
- Veterans Memorial Center – Multipurpose Room, 203 E 14th St.
- Montgomery Elementary School – Multipurpose Room, 1441 Danbury St.
- Patwin Elementary School – Multipurpose Room.
You can visit the Yolo Elections Office website for VAC locations.
VACs are open at various time prior to and on Election Day. Extended hours are available to help with the voting process in Davis. VACs in Davis are open on:
- Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10:00am – 6:00pm.
- Sunday, November 1, 2020, 10:00am – 6:00pm.
- Monday, November 2, 2020, 10:00am – 6:00pm.
- Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 7:00am – 8:00pm (ELECTION DAY).
Ballot Drop Boxes
In addition to VACs, there are four (4) Ballot Drop Box (BDB) locations in Davis. These locations are available for voters to securely submit their completed and signed ballots. BDBs are available in from Monday, October 5, 2020 through 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at the following Davis locations
- City Hall (Exterior), 23 Russell Blvd, Available 24/7
- Nugget Markets, 409 Mace Blvd (Store hours: 6:00am – 10:00pm)
- Nugget Markets, 1414 E Covell Blvd, (Store hours: 6:00am – 10:00pm)
- Westlake Market, 409 Mace Blvd, (Store hours: 7:00am – 11:00pm)
Be sure to drop your ballot into any official Ballot Drop Box in California before 8:00 p.m. on November 3, 2020.
You can visit the Yolo Elections Office website for BDB locations.
Vote by Mail
All voters in California were mailed a ballot which allows them to vote by mail. If you wish to vote using the ballot mailed to you, do the following:
- Return your ballot by mail. Your ballot must be postmarked on or before November 3, 2020 and received by the Yolo County Elections Office no later than November 20, 2020. If you plan on delivering your ballot to the US Post Office, check your local post office hours of operation on Election Day.
- Return in person. Return your ballot to the Yolo County Elections Office, a VAC, or a Ballot Drop Box before 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Ballot Tracking - Where's my ballot?
Need to know when your ballot is received and counted? Sign up for email, SMS (text), or voice call notifications at ballottrax. A ballot tracking service provided by the California Secretary of State and Yolo County.