Vote By Mail
Requesting a Vote by Mail Ballot
Registered voters may pick up their vote by mail ballot in person at the Elections Division 29 days prior to every election. If it is more than 29 days prior to the election you wish to vote in, please apply for a vote by mail ballot via one of the following methods.
Apply in Writing
Send a request for a vote by mail ballot to the Plumas County Clerk-Recorder Elections Division. Include the name and date of the election you are applying for (e.g. November 2, 2010 General Election), your printed name, your residence address, the address you would like the ballot mailed to, and a telephone number where you can be reached during normal business hours. All applications must contain your signature. The ballot cannot be issued without all of the above information.
Mail your request to:
Plumas County Clerk-Recorder Elections Division
520 Main Street Room 102
Quincy, CA 95971
Download & Print
Download the vote by mail ballot application
or check the back of your Plumas County Sample Ballot sent to each registered voter approximately 29 days prior to the election.
Apply in Person
Stop by the Elections Division office at 520 Main Street, Room 102, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Bring your application from the back of your sample ballot information guide for faster service.
Receiving a Vote by Mail Ballot
Once you have submitted your application for a vote by mail ballot, if you do not receive it within seven days, please contact the Elections Division at (530) 283-6256 or (530) 283-6129.
Remember that Electioneering is prohibited within 100' from any polling place including the Elections Division office during the Vote By Mail period (29 days prior to Election-Day). Additional Electioneering information here.
Do you have a "Seasonal Address" that you want your ballot mailed to?
Call the Elections Division at 530-283-6256 or 283-6129 to apply.
Remember to Apply Early
If you know you are going to vote by mail, it is in your best interest to apply as early as possible. We accept applications at any time, but 29 days prior to an election is the earliest a vote by mail ballot can be issued by law.