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November General Election voting information

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All Hayward registered voters should be receiving a vote-by-mail ballot with a prepaid postage return envelope for the Nov. 8, 2022, general election.

If voters don’t receive their ballot by Oct. 17, they can contact the Alameda County Registrar of Voters online at, by telephone at (510) 272-6973 or in person at 1225 Fallon Street, Rm. G-1, Oakland.

Voters can verify their voter registration address and language preference at To register to vote or to update voter registration information by re-registering, go to

At, Alameda County registered voters can sign-up to receive automatic email or text notifications when the county elections office mails the voter’s ballot, when the county has received and counted the voter’s ballot, and if there are any issues with the voter’s ballot that need to be resolved before it can be formally counted and tallied.

There are three options for returning completed vote-by-mail ballots: by U.S. mail postmarked by Election Day, at a vote-by-mail Ballot Drop Box, or at an accessible in-person Vote Center voting location.

According to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters, vote-by-mail drop boxes in Hayward are or will be located at:

  • Hayward City Hall, 777 B Street;

  • California State University East Bay, 25800 W. Loop Road (between old and new University Union);

  • Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Boulevard (Near bus stop on campus, close to the 200 building;

  • Hayward Hall of Justice, 24405 Amador Street;

  • Weekes Community Center, 27182 Patrick Avenue

  • Cherryland Park, 198 Grove Way; and

  • San Felipe Community park, 2058 D Street

Vote Center locations in Hayward for in-person early and day-of voting are:

  • Downtown Hayward Library, 888 C Street, available Nov. 5-8

  • California State University East Bay, 25800 W. Loop Road, available Nov. 5-8

  • Chabot College, 25555, Hesperian Boulevard, available Oct. 29-Nov. 8

  • Life West College, 25001 Industrial Boulevard, available Nov. 5-8

  • Fairview Elementary School, 23515 Maud Avenue, available Nov. 5-8

  • Alameda County Office Building, 224 W. Winton Avenue, available Nov. 5-8

  • Palma Ceia Baptist Church, 28605 Ruus Road, available Nov. 5-8

  • Fairway Park Baptist Church, 425 Gresel Street, available Nov. 5-8

  • St. Clements Church, 750 Calhoun Street, available Nov. 5-8

  • Hiring Hall – Cherryland, 1050 Mattox Road, available Oct. 29-Nov. 8

For more information on the Hayward municipal election, go online here to the elections page on the City of Hayward website or call the Office of the City Clerk at (510) 583-4400. On Election Day, the Office of the City Clerk will be open extended hours from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to assist voters.

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