FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2010 Contacts: Marcia Ventura (562) 462-2726
or Eileen Shea (562) 462-2648
OFFICIAL SAMPLE BALLOT MAILINGS BEGIN
Important Voter Information For November 2, 2010 General Elections
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean Logan reported that the initial mailing of Official Sample Ballot booklets to voters for the November 2, 2010 General Election began September 23. “The Official Sample Ballot booklets contain important information for voters wishing to vote by mail and for voters going to their neighborhood polling place on Election Day,” said Logan. The Official Sample Ballot booklets include information on the candidates and measures appearing on the ballot. Additionally, an application to request a Vote by Mail ballot for this election and the voter’s polling place location and address are included on the back cover of the Official Sample Ballot booklet.
Official Sample Ballot booklet mailings will continue up until October 12, 2010. During the mailing period the RR/CC will mail more than
4.3 million booklets, one for every registered voter in the County. You can also view or download a copy of your Sample Ballot booklets
online at www.lavote.net.
You must be registered to vote to receive an Official Sample Ballot booklet. Registering to vote allows you to participate in the electoral
process and gives you the power to make choices - choices that can make a difference in deciding who will serve in elected offices,
choices that can effect California and choices that can make a difference in your community. To view your voter registration status visit
“AVOID A TRIP TO THE POLLS—VOTE FROM HOME EVERY ELECTION”
California law allows any registered voter to become a permanent Vote by Mail voter. Voters may request Permanent Vote by Mail status in one of the following ways:
- Complete the Vote by Mail application on the back cover of the Official Sample Ballot booklet and check the “PERMANENT VOTE BY MAIL STATUS” box; or
- Visit www.lavote.net and print or download a Permanent Vote by Mail application; or
- Call or write the RR/CC to request an application for Permanent Vote by Mail Status: RR/CC P.O. Box 30450, Los Angeles, CA 90030-0450, (562) 466-1323.
ABOUT THE REGISTRAR-RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK
The mission of the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is to serve Los Angeles County by providing essential records management and election services in a fair, accessible and transparent manner.
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