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Patricia Lock Dawson

How to Vote in the November 2020 Election

Beginning the week of October 5, 2020 all registered voters will receive a mail-in ballot. Regular polling places will not be offering in-person poll voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ballot is lengthy with items covering federal, state, and local level issues. Follow the instructions on the ballot to ensure you are completing your ballot in the correct way.

Do not wait until November 3, 2020 to vote!

To ensure your vote is counted, complete your ballot as promptly as possible and send it back in the mail or deliver it to any of the following secure ballot drop-off locations in Riverside. You can track the status of your ballot using California’s Ballotttrax system at

If you need assistance ensuring your ballot gets to a ballot drop-off location, email and we will be happy to come and assist you.

Ballot Drop-off Locations

  • Arlington Library
  • Arlanza Community Center
  • Cesar Chavez Community Center
  • Dales Senior Center
  • Janet Goeske Senior Center
  • La Sierra Library
  • La Sierra Senior Center
  • Orange Terrace Community Center
  • Renck Community Center
  • Riverside County Registrar of Voters Office
  • Ruth Lewis Community Center
  • SSgt. Salvador J. Lara Casa Blanca Library
  • Stratton Community Center
  • Ysmael Villegas Community Center
  • City of Riverside City Hall

Learn more about how to vote in this election at the County of Riverside Registrar of Voters 2020 Election information site.