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News Release —
March Primary Ballots on the Way to Bay Area Residents

Registrars are reminding voters that there are plenty of opportunities to vote early.
A closeup view of the sign on the door at the Registrar of Voters office

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This is a joint news release from the Coalition of Bay Area Election Officials, which includes Marin County Registrar of Voters Lynda Roberts.

Across the Bay Area, elections officials have dropped ballots in the mail that will be arriving in mailboxes this week. Bay Area Elections Officials encourage you to vote early

Bay Area residents should note that if they do not receive the ballot they were expecting, they can contact their local registrar’s office to find out more about receiving the ballot they wish to use.

All eligible California voters will receive a ballot in the mail for the March 5 Presidential Primary Election. Remember that Bay Area residents have many options to cast their ballot. 

  • Mail a completed ballot to your local Elections Department in the provided postage-paid return envelope.
  • Drop a completed ballot in the return envelope in an official ballot drop box. 
  • Vote in person February 5 through March 5. 
  • Register to vote and fill out a ballot on the same day. 

Don’t forget to sign your envelope!

“Bay Area Voters have so many great options to vote early for the March 5 Primary Election,” said Deva Proto, Sonoma County Registrar of Voters. “Your local registrar wants you to know we are here to help you understand the process and ensure that you cast your vote and that it is counted.”

Voters can track their vote-by-mail ballot to know when it is mailed, received, and processed by the County elections department. Sign up through the Secretary of State’s office

Information on this topic as well as direct links to local elections offices can be found on our website,, or the coalition’s Facebook page, Bay Area Votes. For more local information, go to your local county election official, who is your trusted source of nonpartisan election information. 

Page updated February 5, 2024