Registrar announces important dates for the Nov. 2 election
The El Dorado County Elections Department Registrar of Voters, William E. Schultz, has announced important dates regarding the Nov. 2 consolidated general election and the possible Jan. 4 special general election for Senate District 1 if a runoff election becomes necessary.
The last day to register to vote is Oct. 18 for the Nov. 2 election. The last day to request a vote by mail ballot for the Nov. 2 election is Oct. 26.
If you have moved within the county, or have just moved into the county, you need to register with your new address.
Due to the immediate need for preparations concerning the possible January 2011 runoff election for Senate District I, some timelines are affected in preparing for both the November and the January elections, however your election department is striving to meet all necessary deadlines.
The vote by mail ballots should be in the mail stream during the week of Oct. 4.
The regular sample ballot books should be in the mail stream starting Oct. 8.
Election day and night the office at 2850 Fair Lane Court in Placerville will be open at 7 a.m. and the public is invited to view the election process. On Nov. 3, the official canvass of votes will be conducted starting at 9 a.m. and continuing during normal working hours until finished.
The recorder-clerk office at 3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd. serves as an election department satellite office for the convenience of South Lake Tahoe residents.