Oct 5 2020

City and General Election November 3, 2020

The City offers the following information and referrals:

On Tuesday, November 3rd, there will be a Statewide / City of Piedmont General Election, which includes election of two seats on the Piedmont City Council and three seats on the Board of Education as well as elections for President of the United States, United States Representative, Assemblymember, and other offices. Also on the ballot are several statewide measures, several special district measures, and two City of Piedmont measures.

To see a personalized voter pamphlet and find out the location of your polling place, please visit the Registrar of Voters My Voter Profile page. For more information on how this election will be different than in a non-pandemic year, please see the GO! Page on the Registrar of Voters web site.

Voter Registration

The last day to register to vote for the November 3rd election is Monday, October 19th. Provisional registration is available on Election day. Voter registration forms are available at the City Clerk’s Office and the Registrar of Voters Office. Online voter registration is available at http://registertovote.ca.gov/

Vote By Mail Election

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be an entirely vote by mail election. Each registered voter in the city will be mailed a vote by mail ballot. Mailing will begin on Monday, October 5th.

Voters may drop Vote By Mail ballots in to the secure ballot box located on Highland Way near the mailboxes 24 hours a day up to and including Election Day. Click to view a map of the Ballot Drop Boxes in Alameda County. Voters may also turn in Vote By Mail ballots to any Accessible Voting Location in Alameda County on Election Day.

The Veterans’ Memorial Building will serve as an Accessible Voting Location for this election. Any resident of Alameda County can come to the Veterans’ Hall and cast their ballot or drop off their vote by mail ballot. The nearly 100 accessible voting locations throughout Alameda County will be open from October 31st through Election Day, November 3rd. Click to view a complete list of the Accessible Voting Locations for the November 3, 2020 General Election.

Sample Ballot / Voter Information Pamphlet

The Alameda County Registrar of Voters began mailing Sample Ballot / Voter Information Pamphlets to registered voters on Thursday, September 24th. You can also view your personalized Voter Information Guide on the  Registrar of Voters My Voter Profilepage. If you have not received your sample ballot by October 16th, please contact the Alameda County Registrar of Voters Office at (510) 272-6933.

Measures TT and UU

At its regular meeting on August 3, 2020, the City Council placed two measures on the ballot. The first proposes an increase to the existing Real Property transfer Tax. The second would authorize the sale of bonds to fund the construction of a new community pool.

Please see the Ballot Measure Information page on the City’s web site for more information.

Election Workers Needed

The Alameda County Registrar of Voters is seeking election workers for the November 3rd Election. If you are interested in being a election worker, please visit the Registrar of Voters Election Worker page. The Registrar is especially seeking bilingual election workers.

General Information

If you have any questions regarding your voter registration, your sample ballot, or your polling place location, please contact the Alameda County Registrar of Voters Office at (510) 272-6933.

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