Vote Center, drop boxes available to South Shore residents

Staff Report
Lake Tahoe Community College in South Lake Tahoe is opening a Vote Center for the recall election.Bill Rozak / Tahoe Daily Tribune

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – El Dorado County residents still have a chance to vote in the California Gubernatorial recall election despite the Caldor Fire.

El Dorado County Registrar of Voters announced the opening of the Vote Center in South Lake Tahoe areas after residents in some communities have been allowed to return after Caldor Fire evacuations.

“We’re glad we are able to open a Vote Center at the Lake Tahoe Community College this Friday to serve those in South Lake Tahoe, especially in light of the recent evacuations” said Registrar of Voters, Bill O’Neill in a press release.

The Vote Center is located at Lake Tahoe Community College 1 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe and will be open Sept. 10 from 1-4:30 p.m., Sept. 11-13 from 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. and Sept. 14 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

All drop boxes are open and ballots have been retrieved. Locations and hours can be found here.

The Meyers drop box location will remain closed until evacuation orders have been lifted.

“We recognize this is a very stressful time for many returning to their homes after the Caldor fire. We’re dedicated to making this process as easy as possible for residents to cast their ballot in the recall election,” O’Neill said.

Residents can call 530-621-7480 with questions. Information can also be found on the county’s Facebook page.


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