Under the Voter’s Choice Act, you choose when, where, and how you vote!

All registered voters in Sacramento County will get a ballot and pink return envelope in the mail in early October. You have 4 ways to cast your vote:

You can register to vote the same day that you vote. If you would like to register to vote online, you can do so HERE.

  • All Sacramento County voters will be receiving a ballot in the mail the week of October 8.
  • Throughout the month of October, everyone can mail their ballot back to the county registrar of voters, or can drop it off at any drop box throughout the county.
  • Starting October 27th, 16 Vote Centers throughout the county will be open for the 11 days before the election for voters who wish to vote in person.
  • On November 3, additional Vote Centers will open, increasing the number of Vote Centers up to 78 throughout the county! These Vote Centers will replace your polling place, but they serve the same purpose. And you can vote at ANY Vote Center throughout the county!

Enter your address below to find out the closest vote center to you:

Democratic Party Endorsed Candidates for November 2018

California has regularly scheduled statewide primary and general elections in even-numbered years during both gubernatorial and presidential election cycles, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June and in November. Sacramento County and local municipal elections are also consolidated with these elections.

The next regular election is scheduled for:

November 6, 2018 — California General Election

The following candidates are officially endorsed by the Democratic Party of Sacramento County:

* indicates incumbent


Congressional District 6 — Doris Matsui*
Congressional District 7 — Ami Bera*
Congressional District 9 — Jerry McNerney*
U.S. Senate — Kevin de León

Statewide Officers

Governor — Gavin Newsom
Secretary of State — Alex Padilla*
Attorney General — Xavier Becerra*
Superintendent of Public Instruction — Tony Thurmond
Insurance Commissioner — Ricardo Lara
State Controller — Betty Yee*
State Treasurer — Fiona Ma

State Legislative

Assembly District 6 — Jackie Smith
Assembly District 7 — Kevin McCarty*
Assembly District 8 — Ken Cooley*
Assembly District 9 — Jim Cooper*
Assembly District 11 — Jim Frazier*
Senate District 4 — Phillip Kim
Senate District 6 — Dr. Richard Pan*

State Propositions

Prop 1 — Support
Prop 2 — Support
Prop 4 — Support
Prop 5 — Oppose
Prop 6 — Oppose
Prop 7 — Support
Prop 8 — Support
Prop 10 — Support
Prop 11 — Oppose
Prop 12 — Support


Local Measures 
Measure C — Would establish term limits for Folsom City Council — Oppose
Measure D — Would increase limit on campaign contributions — Support
Measure E — Would create 0.5 percent increase on sales tax to fund general city purposes in Folsom — Oppose
Measure G — Would make the office of the city clerk for the City of Galt appointive — Oppose
Measure H — Would issue $46,200,000 of bonds to Robla Elementary School District — Support
Measure J — Would issue $26.9 million of bonds to improve parks and recreation in Fair Oaks — Support
Measure K — Sacramento City Government Accountability and Efficiency Act — Oppose
Measure L — Would issue $172,000,000 of bonds to Natomas Unified School District — Support


School Boards
Folsom Cordova School Board — Jaya Badiga
Natomas Unified School Board — Teri Burns*, Cynthia Connell
San Juan Unified School Board — Zima Creason
Sacramento City Unified School Board Area 1 — Anna Molander
Sacramento City Unified School Board Area 2 — Ellen Cochrane*


City Councils
Citrus Heights City Council — Porsche Middleton
Elk Grove City Council District 2 — Andres Ramos
Elk Grove City Council District 4 — Orlando Fuentes
Folsom City Council — Barbara Leary
Rancho Cordova City Council — Garrett Gatewood*


Other Local Districts & Boards
American River Flood Control District (3 open seats) — Brian Holloway*, Rachelanne “Rae” Vander Werf
SMUD Board Ward 3 — Gregg Fishman*
SMUD Board Ward 4 — Rosanna Herber
SMUD Board Ward 6 — Dave Tamayo*
Cordova Recreation & Park District — Terri Leimbach*
Cosumnes Community Service Board (2 open seats) — Rod Brewer*, Jaclyn Moreno