- Refer to the Sample Ballot Booklet which was mailed to you and contains the polling place location on the back cover. Identify your precinct number to quickly find the precinct table at the polls. You may also find your Polling Place here.
- Give your full name to the clerk at the table. Sign the roster, and receive an official ballot.
- Proceed to a voting booth and mark your ballot. When you finish, go to the metal ballot box and insert your ballot into the scanner. Once you do that, you have completed the voting process.
To show your civic participation you can proudly wear an “I Voted” sticker.
- You have the right to cast a ballot if you are a valid registered voter.
- You have the right to cast a provisional ballot if your name is not listed on the voting rolls.
- You have the right to cast a ballot if you are present and in line at the polling place prior to the close of the polls.
- You have the right to cast a secret ballot free from intimidation.
- You have the right to receive a new ballot if, prior to casting your ballot, you believe you made a mistake.
- You have the right to receive assistance in casting your ballot, if you are unable to vote without assistance.
- You have the right to return a completed vote-by-mail ballot to any precinct in the county.
- You have the right to election materials in another language, if there are sufficient residents in your precinct to warrant production.
- You have the right to ask questions about election procedures and to observe the elections process.
- You have the right to report any illegal or fraudulent activity to a local elections official or to the Secretary of State’s Office.
If you believe you have been denied any of these rights, or if you are aware of any elections fraud or misconduct, please call the Contra Costa Elections Office at (925) 335-7800 or our toll free number 1-877-335-7802
At the polls, the AutoMark device will mark a ballot and assist with large print, braille, and audio guides. Magnifying devices are also available. Poll workers will assist you at your request.
Every effort is made to make this website accessible to voters with disabilities following State and Federal guidelines. If you have questions or want to report an accessibility issue, send us an email to email@example.com or call us at (925) 335-7873.
Exit-pollsters may interview voters after voting.