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Registrar of Voters Office begins processing vote-by-mail ballots

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Lake County Registrar of Voters Office reported that it has begun to process vote-by-mail ballots for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election.

The vote-by-mail processing began on Thursday, Feb. 8, and will continue through Election Day as well as during the official canvass.

The scanning and adjudicating of the official ballots will commence on Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Registrar of Voters office, 325 N. Forbes St., Lakeport however, results will not be announced until after the close of the polls at 8 p.m. on Election Day, March 5, 2024.

The official canvass will commence on Wednesday, March 6, at 10 a.m. and will continue daily, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays excepted, for not less than six hours each day until completed.

Observers are invited to view the processing and counting of the ballots, but shall not interfere with the election process.

Observers may contact the Registrar of Voters office at 707-263-2372 or toll free at 888-235-6730, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. during the official canvass period for the proposed schedule.

Staff may be required to work on some Saturdays, Sundays and county holidays as needed in order to complete the official canvass by the state deadline.

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