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Los Angeles And OC Voting Centers Are Open: Where To Go For The 2020 Primary Election

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This is part of Voter Game Plan, our project to get you prepped for the 2020 elections. And if you have questions about voting, ask us anything.

Updated Feb. 22

You might have heard the way we vote is changing -- the March 2020 primary will be the first election in Los Angeles County and Orange County to make use of regional voting centers instead of your usual neighborhood polling place.

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The centers in operation for 11 days (February 22 to March 3) open their doors today. Others open in a week and will operate for four days (February 29 - March 3).

That means you no longer have an assigned place to vote. You can go to any voting center in the county and cast your ballot.

Here are all the voting centers in L.A. County, as a map and a full list. (Just type in your address above the map and find the ones near you.)

Here are all the voting centers in Orange County, as a map and a full list.

If you're interested in how L.A. County decided on these particular voting locations, they broke down the process on their website.

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And here's a friendly reminder for those who don't want to vote in person: you have until February 25 to request your vote-by-mail ballot. Here's where you can do that for L.A. County.

If you're registered in Orange County, you'll automatically receive a vote-by-mail ballot -- convenient, eh?

You may have more questions about all the changes in our voting process. Ask us! Fill out the box below and we'll do our best to find answers. You can also check out our page of frequently asked questions via our Voter Game Plan project.