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VOTING IN BUTTE COUNTY

Butte County 2024 Primary Voter Guide (Click link)

Here is our Primary slate. Vote for:

Joe Biden for President

Adam Schiff or Barbara Lee or Katie Porter for Senate

Rose Yee for Congressional District 1

Aaron Draper for Assembly District 3
Note: There are no Democrats running in State Senate District 1

Voters may leave this election unvoted, or may write in someone. There are no announced write in candidates.
Joanna Warrens for Supervisor District 4

No on Valley’s Edge measures O and P

The State Democratic Party endorses a Yes on State Proposition 1, but know that our only Democratic County Supervisor, Tami Ritter,  has pointed out the pitfalls of this proposition for Rural Counties such as ours.

California is all Vote-by-Mail. Mailed ballots must be postmarked by March 5th, Primary Election Day!

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You may prefer using an official Ballot Drop Box or a Voter Assistance Center to deliver your ballot (locations and hours below), but mailing it in the usual manner is safe and secure and easier. Scroll down for Drop Box and Voter Assistance Center locations and hours.
 

1. When will the Butte County Elections Office mail my ballot?

Ballots have been mailed to all registered voters in Butte County on February 5th.  The County Clerk will be mailing two postcards to alert voters about the ballot coming and to remind them to vote. If you have not received a ballot, please go to any Voter Assistance Center (see below) to get a ballot and vote.
 

2. Do Ballots Require Stamps?

No. Postage for your ballot is prepaid, making mailing your ballot free of expense.

3. Is a Signature required on the back of the envelope?

Yes. For your ballot to be officially counted you must sign and date the back of your envelope. Your signature on your ballot will be compared to the signature on your voter registration card and other signatures of record, to ensure that they match.

4. Must a ballot be in an envelope when deposited in a Ballot Drop Box?

Yes. A ballot which is not in a signed and dated envelope will not be counted. If you need a replacement ballot with an envelope, please go to any Voter Assistance Center.

5. Can I vote at my usual polling place?

No. There are no traditional polling places. There are a few Voter Assistance Centers and Ballot Drop Boxes.

At a Voter Assistance Center of your choice, you may: Drop off your voted ballot, get a replacement ballot, get assistance with your ballot, update your voter registration or vote in person.

Ballot Drop Box Locations (secure and theft proof)
Presidential Primary Election – March 5, 2024
Secure Ballot Drop Box Availability:
February 5th thru March 5th – 24 Hours a Day
March 5th , Election Day – Closes at 8pm

Biggs
Biggs City Hall, 465 C Street
Chico
Butte County Library – Chico, 1108 Sherman Avenue
Chapman Elementary School, 1071 16th Street
Chico City Hall, 411 Main Street
Chico State BMU W. 2nd & Chestnut Street
Department of Employment & Social Services (DESS) 765 East Avenue
Durham
Butte County Library ‐ Durham, 2545 Durham‐Dayton Hwy
Gridley
Butte County Library ‐ Gridley 299 Spruce Street
Oroville
Butte County Library – Oroville, 1820 Mitchell Avenue
Hall of Records, 155 Nelson Avenue

Palermo
Palermo Union School District, 7390 Bulldog Way
Paradise
Butte County Library ‐ Paradise, 5922 Clark Road
Paradise Town Hall, 5555 Skyway Road
Secure Ballot Drop Box Availability at Oroville City Hall:
February 5th thru March 5th – Open During Office Hours
March 5th , Election Day – Closes at 5pm

Oroville City Hall, 1735 Montgomery


Voter Assistance Center Locations
You can drop off your voted ballot, get a replacement ballot, get assistance with
your ballot, update your voter registration or vote in person at ANY Voter
Assistance Center.
11 ‐ Day Voter Assistance Centers
Hours of Operation:
February 24th thru March 4th ‐ 9am to 5pm
March 5th, Election Day ‐ 7am to 8pm

Oroville
Hall of Records, 155 Nelson Avenue
Chico
Chico Masonic Family Center, 1110 W. East Avenue
Paradise
Paradise Veterans Memorial Hall, 6550 Skyway Road

4 ‐ Day Voter Assistance Centers
Hours of Operation:
March 2nd thru March 4th ‐ 9am to 5pm
March 5th, Election Day ‐ 7am to 8pm

Chico
Chico First Baptist Church, 850 Palmetto Avenue
Chico State BMU (Second Floor – Rm. 203), W. 2nd & Chestnut Street
Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Avenue
Sol Mexican Grill (Luna Room), 3269 Esplanade
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, 2357 Fair Street

Durham
Durham Veterans Memorial Hall, 9319 Midway
Gridley
Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 E. Hazel Street
Oroville
Lake Oroville Golf & Event Center, 5131 Royal Oaks Drive
Municipal Auditorium, 1200 Myers Street


1 ‐ Day Voter Assistance Centers
Hours of Operation:
March 5 th , Election Day ‐ 7am to 8pm

Paradise / Magalia
Magalia Community Center, 13917 South Park Drive

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