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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Voter Mailings Kick Off the Official Start of the November 3, 2020 General Election

Guides began arriving in mailboxes last Saturday and will continue throughout the week. Monterey County ballots will also begin mailing this week. Voters will begin receiving ballots by the end of this week and into the week of October 5th

 Local voter guides are also available online at https://www.montereycountyelections.us/  look for the Polling Place and Voter Information Guide Lookup under the ELECTIONS tab.

 “Monterey County Elections is delivering the ballots ahead of schedule to give voters plenty of time to vote and return their ballots,” said Registrar of Voters, Claudio Valenzuela

 State Voter Information Guides are available online at https://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/. Audio and large format versions of the state voter guide will be available at our early voting locations:

  • Monterey County Elections: 1441 Schilling Place – North Building, Salinas
  • Embassy Suites: 1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside 

Early voting begins Monday, October 5th at both early voting locations during regular business hours. Weekend voting will be available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, October 24th – 25th and October 31st - November 1st

 For more information visit www.MontereyCountyElections.us or call (831) 796-1499.

Learn more about Marina's new District Elections 


On Thursday, June 18th, Registrar of Voters Claudio Valenzuela and the County of Monterey Elections Department team provided a presentation on the how the new district-based elections impact the residents of Marina.  The video of this presentation is now available On Demand.  The Video and Presentation Materials are available on the District Elections web page.

Discussed in the presentation is:

  • Your new City Council Districts
  • Changes to the way you elect City Council Members
  • Polling Places and voting by mail