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December 7, 2021 City of Watsonville Election - 2nd District City Council

How is the December 7, 2021 City of Watsonvile election conducted?

Santa Cruz County Elections will automatically mail all City of Watsonville 2nd City Council District registered voters a ballot by November 8, 2021.  Be aware that mail can take 3 to 7 days for delivery.  If you do not receive your ballot, or if you spoil it, you can obtain a replacement by calling 831-454-2060 or at one of our in-person voting locations.

A Voter Information Pamphlet will be included with your ballot.  In the pamphlet you will find information on the election as well as the candidate statements.  

How to vote in the December 7, 2021 City of Watsonville election?

Due to a change in the law, every active registered voter in the City of Watsonville's 2nd City Council District will receive a ballot in the mail for the December 7, 2021 City of Watsonville's 2nd City Council District election.  Your ballot will be mailed by November 8, 2021.
 

Vote Using the Ballot
Mailed to You

Vote In Person (Elections and City Clerk's Office)

November 8 to December 3

Vote In Person (Weekend and Election Day)

December 4 to December 7

1. Mark it by filling in the oval to the left of your choices. Voting is not a test; you do not have to vote on every issue.

2. Insert the completed ballot in the postage paid ballot envelope provided to you.

3.  In your own handwriting, sign the ballot envelope. Print your name, address, and a way to contact you.

3. Return your ballot. 

  • Deliver your ballot to the Santa Cruz County Clerk/Elections office or the Watsonville City Clerk's office. 
  • Drop off your ballot at any in-person voting locations open November 8 to December 7.    
  • Mail your ballot, so that it is postmarked on or before Election Day, December 7.

You may vote early in person from November 8 to December 3 during regular business hours at these locations:

  • Santa Cruz County Clerk/Elections
    701 Ocean Street Room 310
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-454-2060
     
  • Watsonville City Clerk's Office
    275 Main Street 4th Floor
    Watsonviile, CA 95076
    831-768-3040

 

  • VoteMobile - check back for schedule

 

At these locations, you can:

  • Obtain a replacement ballot
  • Register and vote on the same day
  • Vote an accessible ballot on the tablet
  • Vote a Spanish ballot on the tablet
  • Drop off voted ballot
  • Any other voter services

Current public health protocols will be followed which may include: mask wearing, hand sanitizing, physical distancing & disinfecting services. If you are sick, please stay home.

Weekend voting is available starting December 4 at the following locations:

  • Santa Cruz County Clerk/Elections
    701 Ocean Street Room 310
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-454-2060
     
  • Watsonville City Clerk's Office
    275 Main Street 4th Floor
    Watsonviile, CA 95076
    831-768-3040

Each location will be open on:

  • Saturday, December 4, 2021, 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday, December 5, 2021, 9am to 5pm
  • Monday, December 6, 2021, 8am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 7am to 8pm

At these locations, you can:

  • Obtain a replacement ballot
  • Register and vote on the same day
  • Vote an accessible ballot on the tablet
  • Vote a Spanish ballot on the tablet
  • Drop off voted ballot
  • Any other voter services

Current public health protocols will be followed which may include: mask wearing, hand sanitizing, physical distancing & disinfecting services. If you are sick, please stay home. 

 

Where can I get more information?

Register to Vote

Voting Options and Services

Election Night and Beyond

Check Voter Registration

Update Mailing Address

Register to Vote

Late Voter Registration

How to Mark a Paper Ballot

Where to Return Your Ballot

How to Track Your Ballot

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Signature missing from ballot envelope

In-Person Voting Locations

Vote with Tablet to Mark Your Ballot

Acessible Voting

RAVBM

Outreach

In-Person Voting Services

Language Services

Signature Verification

Cameras - watch what we do!

Observers Welcome

Observers Guidelines

 

Quick Calendar

October 23, 2021

Deadline to mail ballots to military and overseas voters.

November 8, 2021

Deadline to mail ballots to all active registered voters.

November 22, 2021

Last day to register to vote in December 7, 2021 election.

December 4&5, 2021

Weekend voting – open 9 am to 5 pm at Santa Cruz County Elections Office and Watsonville City Clerk's Office.

December 7, 2021

Election Day – polls open at 7 am and close at 8 pm.

December 28, 2021 Certify the election