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November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

List of Candidates for the General Election

General Election Candidate Filing Information and Dates

Verify your Voter Registration if you have moved, changed your name or political party, check out your status to make sure you receive your Vote by Mail ballot for the election. Check my Status

California Online Voter Registration

Voter Registration Form

Plumas County Votes by Mail

If you have moved, changed your mailing address by adding or closing a post office box, and you haven’t completed a new Voter Registration Form notifying us, you may not receive a voter information guide and a ballot for upcoming elections. Completing a change of address card at the Post Office DOES NOT update your voter registration. A new Voter Registration Form is required when you have changes.

Official Vote by Mail ballots mail on October 5, 2020. Watch for yours in the mail. This is what to watch for:

Official Vote by Mail Ballot Envelope Example

Plumas County votes entirely by mail. You should receive your ballot by October 13. If you have not received it, call our office at 530-283-6256. The two most important things to remember when you receive it:

           1.   Open it, vote the ballot, complete and sign the blue Return ID envelope, place the ballot inside and seal it.

            2.   Mail it as soon as possible. Ballots received too late cannot be counted. Ballots must be postmarked by 11/3/2020, but waiting until Election Day can cause delays in results. Don't chance it - vote it - mail it!

If you want to track your ballot when you mail it, you can sign up at: 




You will receive two Voter Information Guides in the mail. 


If you received notice that you did not sign your returned Vote-By-Mail ballot envelope, you may complete and return an Unsigned Ballot Statement Form to ensure your ballot is counted. The return options are provided on the form. UNSIGNED BALLOT ID ENVELOPE FORM If you forgot to sign your Ballot Return ID Envelope, you can use this form.


If you received notice that the signature provided on your Vote-By-Mail ballot does not match the signature on file in your voter record, you may complete and return a Signature Verification Form to ensure your ballot is counted. The return options are provided on the form. All signatures are verified with your voter registration card and your driver's license signature.                                                                         BALLOT ID ENVELOPE SIGNATURE VERIFICATION FORM

Elections Division - 530-283-6256 or 1-844-676-VOTE

RAVBM - Remote Accessible Vote By Mail information

Accessible Vote-by-Mail System: Voters can access the Voter Information Guide, mark and download their ballot information from the convenience of their own home and return it by mail.

Disabilities SymbolAdditional information for Voters with disabilities. Voters voting at the Elections Department that are unable to mark a ballot may bring up to two individuals to assist them in voting. Voters with special needs may also listen to the ballot and vote at the Elections Department. Please call ahead to allow for possible social distancing and allow an hour to hear the ballot. Call with any questions you may have. 844-676-VOTE. The Courthouse is fully accessible. 

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Primary Elections in California | No Party Preference Information | Political Party Information

There are six Political Parties in California. Would you like to know more about each one of them?

Visit Political Party Information to learn information about each party.

Republican | Democratic | American Independent | Libertarian | Green | Peace & Freedom

How to contact your elected representatives: Who are my representatives?

California Online Voter Registration

Military and Overseas Voters Information

Federal Postcard Registration Form (PDF)

Plumas County Political Party Voter Registration Numbers

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General Information

Email Elections

If you have specific questions pertaining to Elections, Vote by Mail ballots or Registering to Vote, please contact:

Marcy DeMartile Email Marcy 530-283-6129 or   530-283-6256

TOLL FREE 1-844-676-VOTE

Plumas County Elections Division
520 Main Street Room 102, Courthouse
Quincy CA 95971

Monday though Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays and Wednesdays 11:00-12:00)

Mission Statement

The Plumas County Clerk-Recorder;

  • Promotes public confidence by providing the very highest level of courteous efficient service.
  • Achieves open communication through teamwork and the spirit of goodwill.
  • Provides ethical performance while maintaining and preserving the public's records in a secure and easily accessible environment.
  • Ensures integrity in the administration of fair and impartial elections.