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Vote-by-Mail Ballots Mailed to Orange County Voters

Posted by Newsletter Reprint on October 9, 2012

This came over the wire from the Registrar of Voters today…

Vote-by-Mail Ballots Mailed to Orange County Voters

Nearly 630,000 vote-by-mail ballots mailed today

SANTA ANA, CA – October 9, 2012 – The Registrar of Voters mailed a record number of vote-by-mail ballots to voters today. The number of voters receiving a permanent vote-by-mail ballot has doubled in the past four years.

“I believe we are going to see a record number of vote-by-mail ballots cast here in Orange County,” said Neal Kelley, Registrar of Voters. “For the first time we will likely see vote-by-mail voting surpass polling place voting in a Presidential General Election,” he continued.

Statewide data indicates that over 7.4 million ballots will be mailed to voters throughout California, which represents 43% of the registered voters in the state. Voters in Orange County should expect their vote-by-mail ballots to begin arriving in tomorrow’s mail.

The deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the November election is Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Voters can make a one-time request for a vote-by-mail ballot online by visiting ocvote.com/votebymail or by using the application found on the back of their sample ballot. Voters can also track the delivery and return of their vote-by-mail ballot online.

Orange County is the only election jurisdiction in the country to offer extensive real-time data online, which allows users to track data on the mailing and returns of vote-by-mail ballots – from party breakdowns to daily returns. Users can visit the Data Central section of the Registrar of Voters’ website by visiting ocvote.com/datacentral.

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5 Responses to “Vote-by-Mail Ballots Mailed to Orange County Voters”

  1. lien j dinh said

    we are to made the wrong envelop vote ,you give me 02 another one for replae,1/-suziely 2/-lien j dinh ,our address 9800#bolsa Ave Westminster Ca92683

  2. hideo ikawa said

    I have requested a vote by mail form about 2 weeks ago and I have not received it by this date 10/19/2018 I get a medical surgery around voting date so if I do not receive this week, I will not be voting.

  3. Deborah Ann Lepman said

    MY name is Deborah Lepman, I am a registered Republican and have yet to receive my “vote by mail” ballot in the mail. I have made at least two phone calls with no progress. I am requesting that someone expedite me a ballot form or tell me where to pick one up so I can vote before we move out of the state. This is an important election and I want to participate.
    Phone Number is : (714) 290-6246. Address is 2605 Palmetto, Tustin, Ca. 92782

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