You can now receive automated alerts via text message, email or
phone call on the status of your Vote by Mail ballot every step
of the way by subscribing to “Where’s My Ballot?” at Wheresmyballot.sos.ca.gov.
If you do not subscribe to ”Where’s My Ballot?”, you can still
check the status of your ballot at “My Election Info”.
“Where’s My Ballot?” is a way of tracking your Vote by Mail
ballot every step of the process. You can sign up to receive text
messages, emails or phone calls when your ballot was mailed, when
it was received by the post office if you mailed it back and when
it was accepted by the Elections Office.
How do I sign up for “Where’s My Ballot?”
You can sign up by clicking wheresmyballot.sos.ca.gov.
You can also select your preferred contact methods and language.
Once you sign up, you will receive information regarding your
ballot for all elections which you are eligible until you
Is there a cost?
“Where’s My Ballot?” is free to sign up for and to use. Standard
text message or voice rates may apply.
Do I have to sign up for “Where’s My Ballot?” to find out if my
ballot was accepted by the Elections Office?
You do not need to sign up for “Where’s My Ballot?” to find out
if your ballot was received or accepted by the Elections Office.
You can go to “My Election Info”
to check the status of your ballot.
I am having problems logging into “Where’s My Ballot?”
To login to “Where’s My Ballot?”, you need to use the exact first
name, last name, birthdate and zip code that you are registered
with. If you still have issues, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or
I have additional questions about “Where’s My Ballot?”?
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