A Map of All Madera County Polling Places
View Madera County Polling Places in a larger map
View Madera County Polling Places in a larger map
Click here to view List of Countywide Polling Places
Click here to view all Madera County Sample Ballots for November 8, 2016 Sample Ballots – Types 1 through 27
Click here to view the Countywide List of Polling Places
As a committee under the Registrar of Voters, the Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC) is responsible for making recommendations for improving election materials, polling places, websites, voter materials and election procedures for voters with limited proficiency in English.
October 10, 2018
Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC) Workshop – English/Spanish/Punjabi
County Government Center, Board Chambers, 1st Floor
200 W. 4th Street, Madera
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Meetings are held at least twice a year and more often as necessary prior to an election. Meetings are structured to provide a forum where community members can provide advice that contributes to the Registrar of Voter’s decision making process.
Meetings will be open to the public and members of the public will have opportunity to make oral statements during those meetings. All meetings are accessible to voters with limited proficiency in English and translators are on site to provide assistance in Spanish, as needed.
The next meeting of the Madera County LAAC:
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm
For more information, to ask questions, or give comments, the committee can be reached at email@example.com, or by postal mail at:
Madera County LAAC
200 W. 4th Street
Madera CA 93637
Click this link for the current LAAC Member Roster 2017-2018
The LAAC is responsible for working on:
The Madera County LAAC accepts applications throughout the year.
If you would like to apply to become a member, click the links below and complete the application.
Completed applications can be mailed to the address shown or can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about a project or working group, or to learn about how you can get involved, email us at: email@example.com.
Punjabi Radio Public Service Announcement
A Spanish Language Workshop was held on:
April 22, 2018
Pan American Community Center
703 Sherwood Way, Madera
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
On Tuesday, March 7, 2017 the County of Madera will have a Special Election.
At that election, a Public Safety Sales Tax Measure will be on the ballot. The measure will be submitted only to voters residing in the Unincorporated Areas of Madera County. The measure shall be called Measure L.
Voting has been Improved in Madera County!
Watch our video about Voting in Madera County.
All registered voters in Madera County will automatically receive a ballot by mail for all elections in which you are eligible to vote.
This is because Madera County has implemented the Voter’s Choice Act.
Under the Voter’s Choice Act, you choose when, where, and how you vote.
You will have 3 ways to vote:
Polling places will no longer be used. They have been replaced with Vote Centers.
At a Vote Center you can:
If you forgot to sign your ballot you will receive a notice from us.
That notice will contain an “Unsigned Ballot Statement”.
If you misplaced the Unsigned Ballot Statement sent to you, you can download a copy here (will appear for current election only).
If upon comparison of your signature we determine that it is not a match, you will be sent a notice. In order to count your ballot, you will need to complete the form sent to you and return it by the deadline indicated in the letter. If you misplace that notice, you can download a copy here (will appear for the current election only).
Elections is a division of the County Clerk-Recorder’s office and is run by the County Clerk-Recorder. Listed below are some of the duties the Elections Division is responsible for:
In 2016 the “California Voter’s Choice Act” became law. Madera County was selected by the State Legislature as one of 14 pilot counties statewide who are authorized to conduct All-Mailed Ballot/Vote Center elections in 2018. For the 2018 election cycle, Madera County will implement the Voter’s Choice Act and hold it’s first election under the new model.
The Voter’s Choice Act is designed to make voting more convenient and accessible. Currently, 64% of Madera County voters already permanently vote by mail.
Watch our video about Voting in Madera County
The County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters and staff have done many events/presentations for the Voter’s Choice Act.
Interested in serving at a Vote Center? Click the link below to learn how!
With the implementation of the Voter’s Choice Act, you will have more choices on how to vote and return your ballot.
The Election Administration Plan (EAP) has been adopted. To view the adopted version, click on the link(s) below:
* To avoid voter confusion, previous versions of the EAP have been archived. To request copies, please contact the Elections Division at 559-675-7720.
This page contains News Releases, Press Releases and Important information
distributed by Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters.
The items below provide up to date information regarding the Elections Division and Voting Information for Madera County.
Watch our video about Voting in Madera County!
Click here to view Vote by Mail Ballots Retuned as of November 5, 2018
Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting – VAAC Agenda – December 6, 2018
Click here to view the Official Election Summary – November 6, 2018
Click here to view the Updated Unprocessed Ballot Report as of November 21, 2018
Click here to view the Updated Unprocessed Ballot Report as of November 14, 2018
Click here to view the Unprocessed Ballot Report 1 as of November 8, 2018
Radio Messaging en Español
Punjabi Radio Station Public Service Announcement
Click here for the Certified List of Candidates from the Secretary of State
Find out when your ballot will be in your mailbox – sign up for Informed Delivery from the US Postal Service.
Read more about Informed Delivery Here
The next election to be held in Madera County is the Statewide Direct Primary Election.
Election Day is Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
Click here to view the Official Result Summary June 5, 2018
Click here to view the Statement of the Vote – June 5, 2018 – Excel Format
Click here to view the Unprocessed Ballot Report as of June 7, 2018
Click here to view the Unprocessed Ballot Report – Update June 8, 2018
Important Press Release regarding Unsigned Ballots! Read more…Press Release – Notice to Voters to Return Unsigned Ballot Statement Forms
Vote Centers offer ballots and language assistance in English, Spanish and Punjabi.
To request a ballot in an alternate language, or an accessible vote by mail ballot, use the
postage paid postcard included with your ballot or click the link below. Print, complete and return
the form for processing by not later than May 29, 2018.
Request for Alternate Language Ballot and/or Accessible Vote by Mail Ballot (English/Punjabi)
Request for Alternate Language Ballot and/or Accessible Vote by Mail Ballot (Spanish)
Click here to see the list of Vote Centers and Ballot Drop Box Locations
Click the links below to view the Madera County Voter Information Guides or the State Voter Information Guide.
To determine which guide to view, look at the booklet you received with your ballot packet, the ballot type is found on the bottom left corner and is noted with BT-1, BT-2, etc.
If you don’t have your guide, you can also look at your blue ballot envelope. The ballot type will appear as BAL 001, BAL 002, etc.
Lastly, our staff can email you your specific guide upon request. Call our office at 800-435-0509 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your copy.
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 1
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 1 – Audio Version
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 2
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 2 – Audio Version
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 3
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 3 – Audio Version
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 4
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 4 – Audio Version
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 5
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 5 – Audio Version
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 6
County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 6 – Audio Version
Click here to view the Official Certified List of Write in Candidates for June 5, 2018
Click here to view the Qualified List of Candidates – Contests on the Ballot June 5, 2018
Click here to view the Certified List of Candidates from the Secretary of State
The following Voter-Nominated Offices are scheduled to appear on that ballot<
All voters, regardless of the party preference they disclosed upon registration, or refusal to disclose a party preference, may vote for any candidate for a voter-nominated or nonpartisan office. The party preference, if any, designated by a candidate for a voter-nominated office is selected by the candidate and is shown for the information of the voters only. It does not imply that the candidate is nominated or endorsed by the party or that the party approves of the candidate.
(Elections Code Section 13206 (b))
The following Nonpartisan Offices are scheduled to appear on that ballot:
The party preference, if any, of a candidate for a nonpartisan office does not appear on the ballot.
(Elections Code Section 13206(b))
December 14, 2017 to February 7, 2018
Signature in Lieu of Filing Fee Period – All Candidates
January 29, 2018 to February 7, 2018
Declaration of Intention Period – Judicial Candidates
February 8, 2018 to February 12, 2018
Extended Declaration of Intention Period – Judicial Candidates (Non Incumbent Candidates only)
February 12, 2018 to March 9, 2018
Nomination/Declaration of Candidacy Period – All Candidates
March 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
Extended Nomination/Declaration of Candidacy Period – Non Incumbent Candidates only
Click here to view the Election Calendar and Candidate Guide – June 5, 2018