- Drop off: Voters can drop off their ballot in one of 17 outdoor drop boxes in Santa Cruz County. The boxes are marked “Santa Cruz County Official Ballot Drop Box” and are managed by the Santa Cruz County Elections Department.
- Walk in: Voters can drop off their ballot at an in-person voting location.
- Mail in: Registered voters received a mailed ballot with a postage paid envelope. Ballots must be postmarked on or before Nov. 8 and received by Nov. 15 to be considered on time.
Outdoor ballot drop box locations
Aptos: Resurrection Catholic Church, 7600 Soquel Drive
Aptos: Polo Grounds near the dog park, 2255 Huntington Drive
Aptos: Cabrillo College parking lot R by the stadium, 3732 Cabrillo College Drive
Ben Lomond: Highlands Park, 8500 Highway 9
Boulder Creek: Boulder Creek Community Church, 12465 Highway 9
Capitola: Capitola City Hall parking lot, 420 Capitola Ave.
Capitola: Capitola Mall near the old Sears, 1855 41st Ave.
Capitola: Capitola Public Library, 2005 Wharf Road
Corralitos: Corralitos Community Center, 35 Browns Valley Road
Felton: Felton Covered Bridge Park, Graham Hill Road at Mount Hermon Road
Los Gatos: Summit Store, 24197 Summit Road
Santa Cruz: County Government Center parking lot, 701 Ocean St.
Santa Cruz: public parking lot, 212 Church St.
Santa Cruz: UCSC Quarry Plaza
Scotts Valley: Scotts Valley City Hall parking lot, 1 Civic Center Drive
Watsonville: public parking lot, 316 Rodriguez St.
Watsonville: County Health Center, 1430 Freedom Blvd.