Santa Clara County Board of Elections in San Jose California

Address and phone number for Santa Clara County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at PO Box 611360, San Jose CA.


Name
Santa Clara County Board of Elections
Address
PO Box 611360, San Jose, California, 95161
Phone
408-299-8683
Fax
408-998-7314

About the Santa Clara County Board of Elections

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

In San Jose, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in San Jose, 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.

San Jose Elections Planning & Polls

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

Elections Day Activities in Santa Clara County, California

On Election Day, The San Jose 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 San Jose 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 Santa Clara County Board of Elections

You may contact the Santa Clara County Board of Elections by calling 408-299-8683, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Santa Clara County Board of Elections, PO Box 611360, San Jose, California, 95161.


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