Alameda County Board of Elections in Oakland California

Address and phone number for Alameda County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at Fallon Street, Oakland CA.


Name
Alameda County Board of Elections
Address
1225 Fallon Street, Oakland, California, 94612
Phone
510-272-6933
Fax
510-272-6982

About the Alameda County Board of Elections

The Alameda County Board of Elections, located in Oakland, CA, is a government office that oversees local elections in Oakland. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Oakland, Alameda County, California state, and federal offices. The Oakland Elections Department, also known as the Board of Registrars, manages poll locations, certifies election results, and promotes fair and legal elections.

You may contact the Board of Elections for questions about:
  • Oakland election results
  • Registering to vote in Oakland, CA
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
Oakland Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Oakland Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Alameda County
Oakland Voter Records

In Oakland, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Alameda County Board of Elections. These voter records also include information such as party affiliation and elections in which the voter participated. Contact the Board of Elections for more information on accessing Alameda County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Oakland, including maintaining a list of registered voters and checking the accuracy of voter registration information. While other offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, may accept voter registration forms, the Board of Elections processes and verifies these applications to ensure accurate voter registration.

Oakland Elections Planning & Polls

The Alameda County Board of Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on Alameda County voting districts and establishes polling locations within the district for early voting and in-person voting on election day. The Board of Elections also designs Oakland election ballots, checking the accuracy of candidates' names, the wording of referendums, and the clarity of ballot questions. This includes CA absentee or mail-in ballots. In addition, the Board of Elections trains Oakland poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows California state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in Alameda County, California

On Election Day, The Oakland Elections Board staffs polling places, provides ballots and voting machines, or picks up drop-off or mail-in ballots. The Board of Elections oversees vote counting and communicates with California state officials on issues or irregularities in voting. When polls close, the Board of Elections tallies the results and reports the outcome to state officials and the public.

Election Information

The Oakland Board of Elections provides information about upcoming elections, including candidates that qualify for the election, referendums and initiatives on the ballot, and volunteering opportunities. The Board also provides voter pamphlets and candidate position statements to inform voters.

Contact the Alameda County Board of Elections

You may contact the Alameda County Board of Elections by calling 510-272-6933, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Alameda County Board of Elections, 1225 Fallon Street, Oakland, California, 94612.


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