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Voting Made Easier 

Registering to vote is now easier than ever before since the Secretary of State launched a new online voter registration system at RegisterToVote.ca.gov.

  • Go Green! Save Taxpayer Money! Get a Sample Ballot and Voter Information Guide online instead of in the mail. Go to our website, fill out an application, print it, scan and email to  voterregistrations@sbcountyelections.com.
  • No Lines! No Wait! No Worries! Voters may request a Mail Ballot in the following ways:· 
    • Complete the Mail Ballot application that is included on the back of your Voter Information Guide and Sample Ballot and send it to the Elections Office.* 
    • Download and complete a Mail Ballot application on the website, scan and email it to mailballots@sbcountyelections.com

*To receive your Mail Ballot for the November 3, 2020 General Municipal Runoff Election your application must be sent to the Elections Office no later than Monday, October 19, 2020. A variety of drop-off locations near you are also posted on our website. Signed ballots must be received at the Elections Office by 8 p.m. on Election Day in order to be accepted and counted.

Voting Information

Register to vote online using the following link https://registertovote.ca.gov/ or pick up a voter registration application in the City Clerk’s Office.

Early Voting Period from October 5th to Nov 2nd. Early Voting will be available at the ROV Office starting on October 5th and will likely be expanded to additional off-site locations later in the month. Locations will be posted  at www.sbcountyelections.com

Mail Ballots Drop Off Period from October 5 to November 3 Mail Ballot Drop off locations will be available to receive ballots. Locations can be found at www.sbcountyelections.com

Voter Information Guide Mailed to Voters  beginning October 13 the ROV shall mail a Voter Information Guide to each voter who is registered at least 29 days prior to the election.

Deadline to Submit Voter Registration October 19 – Last day to register to vote in this election. Note: State may extend the deadline for this election due to COVID-19

Conditional Voter Registration Period October 20 to November 3 – Citizens that miss the voter registration deadline can still register and vote in person at the ROV office or any an Early Vote Site on or before Election Day, or at a polling place on Election Day.

In Person Voting October 31st  to November 2nd - In person voting is available at any of the ROV polling place locations on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday prior to election. For information on locations for in person voting you may go online to www.sbcountyelections.com or by calling ROV at (909) 387-8300 or (800) 881-VOTE (8683). Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1) Vote by Mail

 Mail ballots may be returned to any mail ballot drop-off location during normal business hours, to any polling place, to any early vote site, or to ROV.

2) Vote at assigned polling place

Polling place assignments can be found on the back of the Voter Information Guide, online atwww.sbcountyelections.com, or by calling ROV at (909) 387-8300 or (800) 881-VOTE (8683). Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  


Upcoming Elections - November 3rd

Measure S 

On July 15, the San Bernardino City Council voted unanimously to place Measure S, an extension of the City’s sales tax at a one percent rate, on the November ballot to maintain funding for city services to our community.


Ballot Measure Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Spanish Version- Frequently Asked Questions (printable)

Ballot Measure Language


Reports, Resolutions, Presentation and Ordinance

General Sales Tax Staff Report

General Sales Tax Presentation

General Sales Tax Ballot Measure Resolutions

General Sales Tax Draft Ordinance


Impartial Analysis, Arguments and Rebuttals -Measure S

Guidelines for Preparing Arguments and Rebuttals for/against City Measures

City Attorney's Impartial Analysis of Measure S

Argument in Favor of Measure S


Municipal Runoff Election

On March 3, 2020, the City of San Bernardino held a Primary Municipal Election for Wards 3, 5, 6, and 7. Candidates in Wards 5 & 7 did not receive over 50% of the ballots cast and will move forward to the November 3 General Municipal Runoff Election.

Candidates on the November 3, 2020 Ballot

Ward 5 Council Member (Full Term)  

  • Henry Nickel
  • Ben Reynoso

Ward 7 Council Member (Full Term)

  • Jim Mulvihill
  • Damon L. Alexander

Resolution Calling and Consolidating the Election

Candidate Statements

For more information, call the City Clerk’s Office at 909-384-5002 or contact the San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters at 1-800-881-VOTE or online at http://www.sbcountyelections.com/Home.aspx.