Sonoma County Board of Elections in Santa Rosa California

Address and phone number for Sonoma County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at PO Box 11485, Santa Rosa CA.


Name
Sonoma County Board of Elections
Address
PO Box 11485, Santa Rosa, California, 95406
Phone
707-565-6800
Fax
707-565-6843

About the Sonoma County Board of Elections

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

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

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Santa Rosa, 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.

Santa Rosa Elections Planning & Polls

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

Elections Day Activities in Sonoma County, California

On Election Day, The Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa 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 Sonoma County Board of Elections

You may contact the Sonoma County Board of Elections by calling 707-565-6800, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Sonoma County Board of Elections, PO Box 11485, Santa Rosa, California, 95406.


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