Tag: vote by mail

Contra Costa hosts drive-thru drop offs for mail ballots

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Contra Costa voters will have one more quick and easy way to return their Vote-By-Mail ballots on Election Day. The Contra Costa Elections Division is hosting a drive-thru ballot drop off site outside of its office, located at 555 Escobar Street in Martinez. The drive-thru will be located along northbound Alhambra Avenue, just north of […]

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Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

| September 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

By ROB SCHRODER Mayor of Martinez Many of you, like my wife and I, recently received a letter from the Contra Costa County Elections Department advising you that your precinct no longer has a polling place and you will be voting by mail, whether you signed up for it or not. I have received many […]

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Letter to the Editor: Don’t like vote by mail

Letter to the Editor: Don’t like vote by mail

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor, I am one of those persons directly affected by the change to districted elections in our city. I received the letter from Joe Cancimilla stating that my family is being switched to mail- in balloting because our precinct is too small for a polling place. I don’t like it one bit. I did […]

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MUSD ‘frustrated’ with elections office letter on voting precincts

MUSD ‘frustrated’ with elections office letter on voting precincts

| August 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education may seek a meeting with Registrar of Voters Joseph E. Canciamilla, who recently mailed a notice to many district voters telling them their precinct no longer has a polling place and they would receive mail-in ballots instead. The panel also may ask the district […]

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Elections department to require vote by mail in some precincts

Elections department to require vote by mail in some precincts

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Many Martinez residents have received a letter from Registrar of Voters Joseph E. Canciamilla that their voting precincts now are designated solely for vote-by-mail. Some voters aren’t happy about the change, which Canciamilla’s office is blaming on how the city of Martinez and the Martinez Unified School District dealt with a legal […]

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