Election 2020: Things to know about voting

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If you’re planning to cast a ballot by mail or in person for the Nov. 3 general election, here are some things to know:

▶ All active registered voters in California will be mailed a vote-by-mail ballot beginning Monday, Oct. 5.

▶ Completed ballots can be submitted by mail or at drop-off locations staffed by election workers. The drop-off locations will be open Oct. 6 through Nov. 3. Hours may vary (check each location’s website), except on Election Day, when all drop-off locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In Ocean Beach and Point Loma, drop-off locations will be at:

• Ocean Beach Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave.

• Point Loma/Hervey Library, 3701 Voltaire St.

• T. Claude and Gladys B. Ryan Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St.

▶ In-person polling places will be open four days, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 3. Voters will be assigned to a polling place.

In Ocean Beach and Point Loma, polling places will be at:

• Cabrillo Elementary School, 3120 Talbot St.

• Loma Portal Elementary School, 3341 Browning St.

• Correia Middle School, 4302 Valeta St.

• Dana Middle School, 1775 Chatsworth Blvd.

• Ocean Beach Recreation Center, 4726 Santa Monica Ave.

▶ County public health orders regarding face coverings and social distancing will be in effect because of the coronavirus pandemic.

▶ For more information, visit or call (858) 565-5800.

Source: San Diego County registrar of voters office


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