Vote early for the November 8, 2022 Election
Mail, Drop Box, or In Person voting options in Monterey County


Remember to vote! Each registered voter in Monterey County has been mailed a ballot for the November 8, 2022, General Election. Ballots may be returned by mail as long as they are POSTMARKED by November 8, 2022, and received by the County Elections Office by November 15th. A convenient 24-hour ballot drop box is located at the Sunset Center north parking lot, San Carlos St at 8th Ave, and will be collected daily up until 8 pm on Election Day. Although each voter in Monterey County has been mailed a ballot, there are in-person voting options will be available for those who need assistance or wish to vote in person.  

Early voting locations and dates include:

Monterey County Elections Office

1441 Schilling Place – North Building Salinas, CA 93901 

October 10 – November 7, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

Special weekend hours: October 29, November 5 – 6, from 9 am to 5 pm

Satellite Vote Location at Embassy Suites

1441 Canyon Del Rey  Seaside, CA 93955

November 1 – 4, and 7, 8 am to 5 pm

Special weekend hours: November 5-6, 9 am to 5 pm

Both early vote locations and polling places will be open from 7 am to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 8.

A list of ballot return locations is available at