More than 50,000 Kern County ballots turned in so far

Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – More than 50,000 ballots have been turned in to the the Kern County elections office, according to Mary Bedard, Kern County’s auditor-controller, county clerk, and registrar of voters.

In an email to 17 News, Bedard said 50,097 ballots have been turned in thus far.

Since early February, those who registered to vote-by-mail have been able to send in their ballots. Additionally, voters have been able to cast early ballots at the County elections office in downtown Bakersfield.

*Election Day is March 3.

IMPORTANT DATES:

2/25/2020 Last Day a Vote by Mail Application may be Received


2/29/2020 Curbside drop off for Vote by Mail Ballots will be available on the corner of Truxtun and N St. from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.


2/29/2020 Kern County Elections office located at 1115 Truxtun Ave., 1st floor will be open on Saturday, February 29th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm for voting and return of vote by mail ballots.


3/3/2020 Polls Open 7am-8pm

*For voters not registered to vote: Conditional Voter Registration is available at every polling site.

*No Party Preference Voters can request a ballot for one of the parties that have open primaries (American Independent, Democratic, Libertarian)
Voters can change their party registration at their polling site


3/3/2020 Curbside drop off for Vote by Mail Ballots will be available on the corner of Truxtun and N St. from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

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