September 14 California gubernatorial recall election

Hayward voters will have multiple ways to cast their vote in the September 14 vote-by-mail California governor recall election.

Ballots being returned by mail must be postmarked by Election Day and received by the Alameda County Registrar of Voters’ Office by Sept. 21.  No postage is necessary.

A 24-hour ballot drop box is located outside Hayward City Hall along the B Street side of City Hall plaza, and will remain open to accept ballots until 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Hayward also will have 10 Accessible Voting Locations (AVLs) open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, to Monday, Sept. 13, and from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Sept. 14.  A list and map of AVLs is available here on the Official Election Website of Alameda County.

Additionally, the Alameda County Registrar of Voters’ Office is planning “ballot-drop stop tours” with pop-up locations to receive completed ballots.  Locations and times as yet have not been posted.

Information for voters with disabilities is available to voters registered as Vote by Mail voter and accessible through the Remote Accessible Vote by Mail (RAVBM) System.  For further information, voters can contact (510) 272-6933 or TTY (510) 208-4967.

Learn more about the California Gubernatorial Recall Election


Unofficial Election Results (Available after 8 p.m. on Election Day)

Secretary of State Website

Election Night Results | 2021 Gubernatorial Recall Election | California Secretary of State

Alameda County Registrar of Voters Website

Alameda County Election Results (


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The Hayward Office of the City Clerk will be available to answer phone calls on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at (510) 583-4400.