Today is your last day to register for the November 8th General Election. You can fill out a registration card that can be picked up at local post offices or the county clerk’s office behind the old Courthouse in Lassen County and in Plumas on the first floor of the courthouse in Quincy. Or you can register online at www.registertovote.ca.gov.
Lassen County currently has roughly 15,000 registered voters, and Plumas County has nearly 14,000.
In Lassen, 86 local candidates compete for various seats, including two LMUD board seats, school trustee boards across all local area districts, CSD and Fire district directors, and County District 5 Supervisor. That will be in addition to the city and county ballot measures R and S to legalize commercial cannabis.
Plumas voters have school trustee boards to decide and city council seats for Portola. The Lake Almanor Area will also see Bond Measure B to help finance the new hospital build for Seneca Healthcare to comply with state earthquake requirements.
You can drop off your ballot early at locations throughout the county early.
In Lassen, there are six drop box locations found at the County Government Center on Riverside, Westwood One Stop, Big Valley One Stop, Janesville Fire hall, the Historic Courthouse, and Doyle Senior Center.
There will also be six polling locations as well come election night. Those are at the Westwood Visitors Center, Clerk Recorders office, Community Church, Janesville fire hall, Bieber Memorial building, and the Doyle Senior Center.
Plumas County remains a mail-in or drop-off-only county. You can drop yours off at the Quincy Courthouse or the Elections office on Main street.
If you choose to mail your ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day and received at the elections office no later than November 15th.