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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Garberville Fire Protection District Voters: Get Ready for the Uniform District Election on Nov. 7

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections encourages Garberville Fire Protection District voters to get prepared for the upcoming Uniform District Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

The Uniform District Election will be held only for Humboldt County voters who live in the Garberville Fire Protection District.

How to Vote in the Nov. 7 Uniform District Election

Garberville Fire Protection District 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 in person at either of the two available polling places on Tuesday, Nov. 7. 

The polling place for the Uniform District Election will be located at the SoHum Health Garberville Campus, located at 286 Sprowel Creek Rd. in Garberville. On the day of the election, the polling place will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. At the polling place, 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 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.

Logic and Accuracy Testing for the Uniform District Election

The Humboldt County Office of Elections will conduct logic and accuracy testing of the county’s voting machines on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. Prior to each election, the Office of Elections tests ballots and equipment to ensure that all ballot types are read correctly and all ballot counting equipment is fully functional and tallying votes accurately. A specific Logic and Accuracy Observer Panel of no more than two will be convened, pursuant to the California Secretary of State’s approved logic and accuracy procedures, to certify the validity and outcome of the testing. The Logic and Accuracy Testing is open to the public. If you wish to attend, please arrive at the Humboldt County Elections Office, located at 2426 Sixth St. in Eureka, no later than 1:50 p.m. to be signed in through security.

For more information on the upcoming Special Elections, please call the Office of Elections at 707-445-7481 or email

To register to vote or check your voter registration status online, please visit the county’s Voter Registration web page.

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