California voters have till 11:59 p.m. Tuesday to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the March 3 primary election from their county election’s workplace.

In Los Angeles County, election officers up to now have issued about 3.5 million absentee ballots, which account for about 64% of registered voters in the county.

Those that don’t already vote by mail can request a ballot by:

• visiting lavote.web for L.A. County voters, or click on right here for a listing of county election places of work and web sites.

• returning the vote-by-mail ballot utility discovered on the again of the pattern ballot they’ve obtained

• requesting a mail ballot in particular person at their county elections headquarters; in L.A. County, it’s in Norwalk at 12400 Imperial Freeway

“The Vote by Mail supplies are simpler to learn, simpler to perceive, simpler to fill out and simpler to return – and, no postage is required to return the ballot,” the L.A. County registrar’s workplace stated in a assertion.

Ballots will be mailed again or dropped off at a designated field. There are 206 areas all through L.A. County. (Voters can search their nearest drop-off location at the county’s web site.)

All ballots want to be postmarked by March 3, officers stated.

L.A. County voters can observe the standing of their ballots by going to lavote.web or by signing up to to obtain computerized updates by way of textual content, e mail or a cellphone name via the “The place’s My Ballot?” software, a new characteristic provided this yr by 25 California counties.

Primary voters in the state get their say on a presidential nominee, a congressional consultant, a $15 billion proposition to construct and modernize colleges, and extra.