General Election Information

Sample Ballot - Voter Information Pamphlet

If you are registered to vote, a Sample Ballot - Voter Information Pamphlet will be mailed to you approximately three weeks prior to an election. If you do not receive a Sample Ballot - Voter Information Pamphlet at least three weeks before an election, please call the Registrar of Voters office at (209) 385-7541.


On Election Day, you may vote at the polling place shown on your Sample Ballot between the hours of 7:00 am and 8:00 pm. Since polling locations change, make sure to check your Sample Ballot for the location of your polling place.

Register to Vote If You Have Moved or Changed Your Name or Wish to Change Your Political Party Affiliation

If you have moved into Merced County from another county you must register to vote in Merced County. When you move within the county, change your name or, wish to change your political party affiliation; you must re-register.

Vote By Mail

If for some reason you are unable to vote at your polling place on Election Day, you may apply to Vote By Mail.


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