November 3, 2020 General Election Information - Important Reminders

Residents will recall during the City Council meeting of August 18, 2020 the City’s Municipal Election was canceled due to the appointments of the sole candidates (Councilmember Cruikshank and Councilmember Alegria) to the two vacant seats. The General Election for November 3, 2020 is fast approaching and below are some helpful links and reminders to ensure safe and secure voting.

IMPORTANT DATES: 

  • October 5 - Vote by mail ballots sent to registered voters
  • October 19 - Last day to register to vote
  • October 24 - Early in-person voting begins at select vote centers in LA County (Hours 10AM-7PM)
  • October 30 - Early in-person voting begins at all vote centers in LA County (Hours 10AM-7PM)
  • November 3 - Election Day. Polls open until 8 PM. Vote by mail ballots must be dropped at a vote center, drop-off box, or postmarked by Nov 3 to be counted

REGISTER TO VOTE BY OCTOBER 19, 2020 AT: https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration

CHECK VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AT: https://lavote.net/vrstatus

SAMPLE BALLOTS

Official sample ballots will be mailed to each registered voter between September 24 and October 13.

If you have not received your sample ballot by October 13 please visit the County’s website at: https://lavote.net/ or by calling (800) 815-2666 and pressing Option 2.

You can also request a E-sample ballot by subscribing at: https://apps1.lavote.net/SECURED/e_sb/

VOTING BY MAIL

All registered voters will be mailed a Vote by Mail ballot to ensure safe and accessible voting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are multiple options to return your ballot:

  • By Mail- with no postage necessary (ballot must be postmarked by Nov 3)

  • At any Ballot Drop Boxes*

Ballot drop boxes to securely return your vote-by-mail ballot will be installed throughout LA County where voters can drop-off ballots 24-hours per day at any location between October 5 to November 3

  • In person at any Vote Center in L.A. County

LA County voters can vote at any Vote Center in the county and are no longer limited to local polling places as in previous elections. Election workers will follow County and State COVID-19 protocols to provide a safe voting environment. Please remember to wear a clean face-covering and maintain 6 feet of distance from other voters and election workers.

 Currently there is a permanent drop box available outside City Hall near the flagpole, at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard which will be accessible 24 hours per day beginning the week of October 5. Additional information on vote centers and drop boxes will be available from the County and we will post the information on the City’s website and other social media.

ADDITIONAL VBM DROP BOX LOCATIONS

Voters were provided with the Drop Box locations near their residence on their VBM packet. Voters can also find all Drop Box locations (as well as Vote Centers) on our Locator Tools on https://lavote.net/ or the following link: https://locator.lavote.net/locations/vbm/?id=4193.

VOTE CENTER LOCATIONS

Name
AddressCity
Zip Code
Additional Info
Miraleste Intermediate School
29323 Palos Verdes Dr E
Rancho Palos Verdes
90275
Gymnasium Hours:
10/30 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Pacific Unitarian Church
5621 Montemalaga Dr
Rancho Palos Verdes
90275
Fellowship Hall Hours:
10/30 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Ridgecrest Intermediate School
28915 Northbay Rd
Rancho Palos Verdes
90275
Auditorium Hours:
10/30 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Palos Verdes High School
600 Cloyden Rd
Palos Verdes Estates
90274
Multi-Purpose Room Hours:
10/30 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
South Coast Botanic Gardens
26300 Crenshaw Blvd
Palos Verdes Estates
90274
Frances Young Hall Hours:
10/24 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula High School
27118 Silver Spur Rd
Rolling Hills Estates
90274
Gymnasium Hours:
10/30 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Dapple Gray Elementary School

3011 Palos Verdes Dr N
Rolling Hills Estates

90274

Multi-Purpose Room Hours:
10/30 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
First Baptist Church
28 Moccasin Ln
Rolling Hills Estates
90274
Calhoun Hall Hours:
10/30 - 11/02: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM,
11/03: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM


Please see the following link with all LA County Vote Center Locations:
https://locator.lavote.net/locations/vc/?id=4193&add

HOW TO TRACK YOUR BALLOT

To receive text messages, emails or automated voice messaged regarding your vote by mail ballot, confirming that your ballot was received and tallied, register at: https://california.ballottrax.net/voter/ 

If you prefer to track your ballot online go to: https://www.lavote.net/av_inquiry

 

  1. Emily Colborn

    City Clerk

  2. Teri Takaoka

    Deputy City Clerk

  3. City Clerk


    Physical Address
    30940 Hawthorne Boulevard
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275


    Directions

    Phone: 310-544-5217
    Fax: 310-544-5291

    Hours
    Monday through Thursday
    7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Friday
    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday and Saturday
    Closed