Monterey County Elections in Salinas California

Address and phone number for Monterey County Elections, a Board Of Elections, at South Main Street, Salinas CA.

Monterey County Elections
1370 South Main Street, Salinas, California, 93901

About the Monterey County Elections

The Monterey County Elections, located in Salinas, CA, is a government office that oversees local elections in Salinas. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Salinas, Monterey County, California state, and federal offices. The Salinas 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:
  • Salinas election results
  • Registering to vote in Salinas, CA
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
Salinas Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Salinas Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Monterey County
Salinas Voter Records

In Salinas, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Monterey County 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 Monterey County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Salinas, 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.

Salinas Elections Planning & Polls

The Monterey County Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on Monterey 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 Salinas 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 Salinas poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows California state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in Monterey County, California

On Election Day, The Salinas 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 Salinas 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 Monterey County Elections

You may contact the Monterey County Elections by calling 831-796-1499, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Monterey County Elections, 1370 South Main Street, Salinas, California, 93901.

Map of Monterey County Elections in Salinas California

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