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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Get Ready for the Nov. 8 General Election

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections encourages Humboldt County voters to get prepared for the upcoming General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Voters may vote safely at home and return vote-by-mail ballots in the following ways:

  • Mail it on or before Election Day, no postage is required. 
  • Drop it off at any county vote-by-mail drop box location. Drop boxes will be sealed on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m.
  • Drop it off in person at any of the county’s polling places on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

For a list of vote-by-mail drop box and polling place locations, please visit the Office of Election’s Voting Options web page. On the day of the election, polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. At polling place locations, voters can:

  • Vote using accessible voting machines.
  • Receive translation services in 72 languages.
  • Get a replacement ballot.
  • Drop off a vote-by-mail ballot.
  • Vote on a precinct ballot.
  • Update voter registration.
  • Conditionally register to vote.
  • Vote on a provisional ballot.

Voters are encouraged to vote early as those who chose to vote in-person should prepare for long lines. Voters who have received a vote-by-mail ballot who wish to vote in person must bring their vote-by-mail ballot to surrender so they can vote a using a precinct ballot.

Voters may subscribe to to track their ballots, receive personalized text messages, emails or voicemails letting them know when their ballot is mailed, received, and counted by the Registrar of Voters. 

For more information, please call the Office of Elections at (707) 445-7481 or email

For more information on the upcoming General Election, please visit the Statewide General Elections web page. To register to vote or check your voter registration status online, please visit the county’s Voter Registration web page.

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