Any registered voter can vote by mail. It's easy, safe and convenient. You will receive your ballot in the mail. After voting, return it in the envelope provided. You have two options to vote by mail:
For information related to Language Assistance for Vote by Mail Voters click on the link(s) below.
Vote by Mail Applications are available starting 29 days before an election.
We stop processing Vote by Mail Applications 7 days before an election. After the 7-day deadline you must come into our office to request a Vote by Mail Ballot.
Permanent Vote by Mail Voters will automatically receive their ballots in the mail for each election.
When you receive your ballot, you will mark your choices by filling in the Vote by Mail Ballot. You can return your completed Vote by Mail Ballot using one of the options below:
Mail your ballot to the Kern County Elections Office:
Kern County Elections Division
1115 Truxtun Avenue, 1st floor
Bakersfield, CA. 93301-4639
Ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received within 3 days following an election.
Click on the link below to request a Vote by Mail Ballot:
If you have already been issued a ballot and need another one click on the link below: