2022 California Primary - Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Voting in Marin County has changed with the Voter's Choice Act - more options for how, when, and where you cast your ballot!
All active registered voters are automatically mailed a ballot, early voting is expanded, and voters may vote in-person at a regional vote center.
ALL California active registered voters are automatically mailed a ballot (beginning May 9; please allow 5-7 days to arrive) and have THREE ways to return it:
- by mail (in a postage-paid return envelope)
- postmarked on or before June 7 (and received by June 14)
- at an official ballot drop box
- Official drop box locations, opens a new window - open Tuesday, May 10 to Tuesday, June 7 until 8:00pm
- at ANY vote center (replacing assigned neighborhood polling places)
- open Saturday, May 28, with MORE services, including: voter registration; replacement ballots; accessible voting machines; and language assistance
- List of vote centers, opens a new window
Register to vote or update your information at register to vote, opens a new window or contact the Marin County Elections Department, opens a new window for a paper application. The deadline is Monday, May 23.
To request a translated sample ballot (in Chinese, Spanish, or Vietnamese) or a Remote Accessible Vote-by-Mail Ballot, contact the Elections Department, opens a new window.
- Ballot will include candidates for U.S. Senate, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer, Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner, Member of State Board of Equalization, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, U.S. Representative in Congress, State Senator, State Assembly Member, as well as other local candidates.
- There are two contests for U.S. Senate on this ballot. You can vote for both contests.
- One for a 6-year term ending January 3, 2029; and
- One for the remainder of the current term ending January 3, 2023
Easy Voter Guide for California, opens a new window - available in 5 languages (English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese)
Marin County Elections/Registrar of Voters, opens a new window - please check here as information continues to be updated
- Local Measures Information, opens a new window (info about local measures on ballot)
- Candidate Information, opens a new window (status of candidates who have taken out papers for office)
- Frequently Asked Questions, opens a new window (answers to everything election- and voting-related)
- News and Notices, opens a new window (press releases)
Questions? Call Marin County Elections Dept: 415-473-6456, M-F 8-4:30
Become an Informed Voter
League of Women Voters of Marin County, opens a new window (local chapter of the nonpartisan, activist, grassroots organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy)
California on Ballotpedia, opens a new window (from Ballotpedia, an online encyclopedia of politics and elections)
California Voter Foundation, opens a new window (a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization engaged in research, oversight, outreach, and other projects to improve the election process to better serve the needs and interests of voters)
FactCheck, opens a new window (monitors factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases; a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania)
GovTrack.us, opens a new window (researches and publishes status of federal legislation, and tracks voting records of US representatives and senators; a data source for congressional transparency websites, from Joshua Tauberer)
Open Secrets, opens a new window (nonpartisan information about the influence of money on politics; from The Center for Responsive Politics)
PolitiFact, opens a new window (nonpartisan fact checking organization that focuses on national political figures; founded by the Tampa Bay Times and now operated by the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida)
Project Vote Smart, opens a new window (a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that collects and distributes information on candidates for public office; includes Sample Ballots by Zip Code, Elected Officials & Candidates voting records, interest group ratings, speeches, campaign contributions, and contact information, current and past ballot measures by date & issue)
American Independent Party - National, opens a new window
Peace and Freedom Party - California, opens a new window
For More Information:
California Fair Political Practices Commission, opens a new window - independent, non-partisan commission that works to promote transparency in government and ensure that public officials act in a fair and unbiased manner in the governmental decision-making process
Federal Voting Assistance Program, opens a new window - voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens; provides access to election officials and voting assistance officers to help navigate the absentee voting process
Federal Election Commission, opens a new window - official US Government website that tracks campaign finance and donations
US Election Assistance Commission , opens a new window- an independent, bipartisan commission providing guidance on voting and election administration
Please contact us, opens a new window if any errors are noted.
Last updated Apr 19, 2022.