CSUSM has partnered with San Diego's Registrar of Voters to promote the Vote Safer San Diego campaign.
For the November 2020 Presidential General Election, all voters will be mailed a ballot.
This will help to reduce exposure to COVID-19 while allowing you to exercise your
right to vote. To protect the health and welfare of all San Diego residents, we encourage
you to vote your mail-in ballot from the safety and comfort of your home.
We will be promoting tips from the Safe and Hassle-Free Voting Experience: A Practical Guide for election 2020.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - Presidential Election
November Election Reminders
- Be Vote Ready
- Complete voter registration online or postmark in mail by October 19, 2020.
- Voting By Mail
- All registered CA voters will receive a Mail-in-Ballot starting October 5, 2020.
- Once you receive your ballot in the mail, vote, date it, sign it and mail it.
- It is recommended that you mail your ballot back by October 27, 2020.
- 3 Ways to Return your Mail-in-Ballot
- In the mail, no stamp needed.
- Mailed ballots must be postmarked by November 3, 2020 and received by your county registrar by November 6, 2020.
- Deposit it at one of the 124 secure mail ballot drop-off locations across the county.
- Drop off at a polling place between October 31 and November 3.
Learn more about San Diego County's voter resources at sdvote.com.
Become a Paid Poll Worker
Prevent a shortage of poll workers and closed poll sites by become a paid Poll Worker for the
2020 Election. Typically, older Americans volunteer as Poll Workers. However, this year, because
of COVID-19, older Americans are being asked not to volunteer as Poll Workers to protect
Now is the time for younger Americans to step-up and become Poll Works to ensure we have fully staffed
- Apply to become a Poll Worker.
- Complete mandatory two-day training.
- One day of super poll set-up.
- Up to four days of serving voters at a super poll site: Saturday, October 31 to Tuesday, November 3.
- Eight-hour days Saturday, Sunday and Monday before the Election, and 5:30am to 10pm
on Election Day.
- Additionally, one day of closing the polls may be required.
- Receive an hourly wage based on position (Precinct Inspector $17.61) (Technical Inspector
Learn more about the qualifications and duties of a Poll Worker on the San Diego Registrar
of Voters Poll Worker page.