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  • we the people


    The Presidential General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

    All voters, regardless of party affiliation, will receive a ballot with the contest of President and Vice President, along with all State and Local contests for which they are eligible to vote.
    How do we elect the President?


    Madera County is a Voter’s Choice Act county.
    All registered voters in Madera County will be mailed a vote by mail ballot on or about October 5, 2020 and in-person voting opportunities will begin on October 31, 2020 and through Election Day, November 3.

    Governor’s Executive Order N-64-20

    Governor’s Executive Order N-67-20


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    Important Dates for November:

    July 13 to August 7
    Nomination/Declaration of Candidacy Period – All Candidates

    August 8 to August 12*
    Extended Nomination/Declaration of Candidacy Period – If Incumbent fails to file for same seat by August 7 deadline

    September 4
    Issue 60-day Ballots to Military/Overseas Voters

    October 5
    Issue Vote by Mail Ballots to all registered voters in Madera County

    October 6 to November 2
    All walk-up/drive-up Official Ballot Drop Boxes Open for 24 hours per day

    October 20
    Candidate Meeting with County Clerk-Recorder

    October 31 to November 2
    All 7 Vote Centers in Madera County Open for 8 hours per day

    November 3 – Election Day
    All 7 Vote Centers in Madera County Open from 7am to 8pm