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Political resources for students, staff, and faculty

Vote-by-Mail Dropbox Location


Drop your ballot at the CSUDH University Library's Vote-by-Mail ballot box, located inside the front doors at the Book Pickup & Checkout Desk.

  • Open during all Library operating hours between October 9th, 2018 and 4:30pm on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
  • Closes at 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Lose your envelope? We have extras! Just ask the person at the Book Pickup & Checkout Desk for a replacement. 

Have a problem with your ballot? You'll need to call 1-800-815-2666, Option 2 to request a replacement.

For any questions, please contact Joanna Kimmitt at 310-243-2088 or Guy Witherspoon at 310-243-3115.

Upcoming Elections


General Election - November 6, 2018

Use the link above to visit the official California Secretary of State website for information, including:

  • Online Voter Guide
    • A guide breaking down each election in California, with statements from candidates and where on the ballot each name is located. Handy for use while filling out your ballot!
  • Early Voting and Vote-By-Mail Dropoff Locations (Includes CSUDH University Library!!)
    • Drop-off must be complete by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018!
  • Timelines for registration:
    • Online or postmark by October 22, 2018
    • Vote-by-mail request must be received by October 30, 2018
  • Want to learn more? Here's another resource: Voting in California for New Voters


More Information About Voting


Rock the vote icon Find information about what's on your ballot, where polling places are, and dates of local elections. Rock the vote includes student specific voting information answering questions you may have about voting or registering to vote.


Vote 411 informationVote 411 includes information about voting in California, including voting machines, provisions for voters with disabilities and details about the absentee ballot procedures.


voter's edge California iconVoter's Edge California, lets you find information about past elections (voter turnout by state and county), create a personalized list to print out and take to the polls with you, find contact information for your election office.


Vote Smart logoVote Smart collects information on politicians provides information on how they voted, who provided their funding, their ratings and their voting history.