Remote Accessible Vote by Mail System

Overview

Remote Accessible Vote by Mail System
New Voting Service Available to All Registered Voters

For the Presidential General Election, all voters can safely access, mark, and print their ballot in a screen-readable format from any computer with internet access and a printer. Marked ballots must be returned to the Registrations & Elections Division; they cannot be emailed or faxed unless you are a military or overseas voter.

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When

Access the service anytime, day, or night from October 5 through Election Day. Ballots that are returned by mail must contain a signed Oath-of-Voter form and be postmarked by November 3.

 

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How

Go online here and enter your information to find a link to your ballot; or

Email us at registrar@smcacre.org or call/text 650.312.5222 if you have any questions.

 

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Voters can:
  • Print a ballot from any computer with internet access and a printer.
  • Access computers with screen readers, screen magnifiers and printers at the Registration & Elections Division – 40 Tower Road, San Mateo, or
  • Email registrar@smcacre.org or call 650.312.5222 for help with the Remote Accessible Vote by Mail system.
 

Use the Remote Accessible Vote-by-Mail system button

Practice on our Demo Site

Voters can now practice using the Remote Accessible Vote by Mail (RAVBM) System on a DEMO version. If you would like to access a DEMO version of the Remote Accessible Vote by Mail system click here. This DEMO site simulates the RAVBM voting experience, allowing voters to learn how to navigate and use the system in preparation for a real election. Voters can select their language and font size preferences in the top right corner, read and watch instructions on how to mark a ballot, and practice marking and printing a DEMO ballot.

Note: The DEMO version of the Remote Accessible Vote by Mail system is for demonstration purposes only and cannot be used to submit an Official Ballot.