How to Vote by Mail in California

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the rules and style of ballot vary by

county we're using one provided by the

santa clara county registrar of voters

but there are some important basics

we're going to cover those and basically

just follow directions

after you open your ballot find the

right pen the santa clara county

registrar voter says

a blue or black ink pen no pencils no

crayons no markers

the registrar also says do not use red

ink using your blue or black ink pen you

can write in a candidate but don't

randomly mark

up your ballot follow the directions for


santa clara county voters should only

fill in the ovals

other counties use arrows or lines stay