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San Diego Registrar Of Voters Preparing For Election Day

The San Diego County Registrar of Voters Office in Kearny Mesa, Nov. 3, 2020.
Alexander Nguyen
The San Diego County Registrar of Voters Office in Kearny Mesa, Nov. 3, 2020.

More than 200 voting locations are opening up Saturday for California’s recall election.

Cynthia Paes, the interim Registrar of Voters for San Diego, said the office is expecting a 70% voter turnout.

“It’s been steady right now. We have over 700,000 mail ballots returned to our office. We've had over 3,000 voters voting within our office,” Paes said.

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Voters no longer have an assigned location and can visit any of the voting locations in the county.

Starting Saturday through Monday locations throughout the county will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On election day Tuesday those times will be extended. With polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

“Any mail ballots that are postmarked on or before election day and received up to seven days after election day through the mail, those are timely cast and will be counted,” Paes said.

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Paes recommends dropping off your mail-in ballot at any of the drop off locations or voting stations in the county.

Some candidates are still hoping to gain some votes like Larry Elder who made a stop in Vista Friday morning.

He talked about vaccine mandates and says it should be a matter of choice.

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He wasn't the only one making the rounds in San Diego.

John Cox made a stop in Shelter Island to talk about what he calls a “broken state."

Meanwhile, up north in Sacramento, Gov. Gavin Newsom cast his vote in the recall election.

To learn more about where you can cast your ballot you can visit sdvote.com