California’s Mail-in Ballots: Lawsuits Seeking Injunction 

Lawsuits were filed on May 21 and May 24 in United States District Court by Darrel Issa and the Republican National Committee against Governor Gavin Newsom and Secretary of State Alex Padilla. The lawsuits are requesting a permanent injunction against the implementation of the governor’s executive order that requires county elections officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in California. Stay tuned for updates as these lawsuits work their way through the courts. 

November 3rd Election: California to be All Vote By Mail

California goes all vote by mail for the November general election. Governor Newsom signed Executive Order #N-64-20 on May 8th, mandating that all California Voters receive a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the November 3rd Presidential Election. While plans are still being formulated we know there will not be traditional polling places for this election. Voters can choose to return their ballot by mail (county is paying for the postage), at one of the many drop boxes around the county or in person at one of the established voting locations.

We will keep you updated with more information about the location and dates of operation for the voting locations as the County Elections Office develops their plan.


San Luis Obispo County Elections and Voting Information

Find comprehensive information for the County Clerk-Recorder website at by clicking here.

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