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Elections

Welcome to the City of Oakland’s Municipal Election page. This is your resource for accessing information on City of Oakland voting, candidates, ballot measures as well as other election-related services for the City of Oakland. **Please note -Oakland Unified School District Ballot Measures are filed directly with the Alameda County Registrar of Voters; visit the Registrar's website at https://www.acgov.org/rov_app/measures for information on OUSD Ballot Measures.

Services

Resources

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2024

All registered voters will be sent a ballot in the mail. 

Not registered to vote? No problem! Eligible California voters can complete the Same Day Voter Registration process. Click here for more information.

There are 3 ways to vote:

1. Mail your ballot. Must be postmarked on or before 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 5. No postage required.

2. Drop your completed ballot in a 24-hour ballot drop box. Click here to find a drop box near you.

3. In person.

There are 26 locations in Oakland where you can drop off your ballot or vote early.
 

Click here to see the locations, addresses, and hours of vote centers in Oakland.

On Election Day, Voting Centers are open from 7 am to 8 pm.
 

Need to register on Election Day or find your polling place? Click here to find your local polling location, early vote site dates, or ballot drop-off locations.

Want to verify your voter registration status? Click here.

What’s on the ballot?

Candidates for City Council At-Large as well as Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7; Candidates for City Attorney; and Candidates for Schoolboard Director Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7

Measure information with Full text, analyses etc. 

(materials are printed in multiple languages)

The State of California Official Voter Information Guide is also printed in multiple languages.

Looking for non-partisan, in-depth information on candidates, ballot measures, and who supports them?

Vote411, election information you need, brought to you by the League of Women Voters Education Fund

League of Women Voters of Oakland resource page

Oakland’s campaign finance rules and disclosure

Curious about Ranked Choice Voting?

Make sure your vote is counted! You can track your ballot at: https://california.ballottrax.net/voter/

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