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Berkeley, California (Wednesday, May 25, 2016) - For those who want to save a stamp on their absentee ballot, hand it in themselves, or wait until election day to finish it, Alameda County voters can now drop off their ballot anytime in a secure box in Downtown Berkeley. 

The ballot box in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Building, 2180 Milvia Street, is just a block from BART, is available 24-hours a day and will be in service for every election, including the June 7 Presidential Primary.ballot box at City Hall

The Alameda County Registrar of Voters will retrieve Vote-by-Mail ballots daily, ending with 8:00 pm on Election Night.No postage is necessary for a ballots returned to the drop box. 

The Registrar of Voters has an online map of other drop-off boxes elsewhere in the County. 

The vote by mail period for  opened on May 9 and closes at 8pm on June 7.

Previously, the only way to hand in a ballot in Berkeley was during office hours.

MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT...Remember to use the return envelope provided and to sign the back of your return envelope!


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