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Posted on: July 5, 2019

100,000 Voters and Counting!

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As of July 5th, 2019 Merced County has 100,668 Registered Voters! 

To commemorate this milestone, here are a few fun facts about the growth of our county:

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

How will you return your Vote by Mail Ballot?

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You have options when it comes to returning your Vote by Mail ballot. If you are one of the millions of Californians who take advantage of the convenience of Vote by Mail Ballots, click the link below to learn more!

How to Return Your Completed Vote by Mai...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Military and Overseas Voting

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As military or overseas voter who is registered to vote, there are several different ways you can request and receive your ballot and return your voted ballot and signed Military and Overseas Voter Return Envelope.

Even if you are or were registered to vot...

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Secretary of State website link Elections
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Your Voice Your Choice

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What is a Vote Center?

· A Vote Center is a universal polling place for Merced County residents.

· Any voter in the County can go to a Vote Center. 

· In addition to Election Day, Vote Centers are open for early voting. They are open on the Saturday...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

2020 Presidential Primary Election


Candidate Filing

September 12, 2019 – November 6, 2019

Petition in Lieu – all candidates EC § 8061, 8105, 8106

October 28, 2019 – November 6, 2019

Declaration of Intention – Judicial only (filing fee paid at th...

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Secretary of State Key Dates Elections