County Voter Information Guide Delivery Options
The County Voter Information Guide is the election specific informational booklet that is sent to registered voters before every election.
State law now give voters the option to receive their County Voter Information Guide electronically instead of by regular mail. Go Green and join the Registrar of Voters in our commitment to save tax dollars today and ensure a better world for tomorrow!
ARE YOU READY TO GO PAPERLESS?
YES, I would like to receive my County Voter Information Guide electronically!
NO, I would like to receive a PAPER County Voter Information Guide. (CVIG)
If you are currently receiving your CVIG electronically and would like the paper version instead, fill out the form at the link below and select "Paper CVIG by Mail".
Click here to receive a paper CVIG by mail
The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Is Going Green!
It’s Convenient! Access your voting information anytime from anywhere.
It’s Paperless! No more booklets filling your mailbox or recycle bin.
It’s Good for the Planet! Save trees! Reduce your carbon footprint.
It’s Free! In fact, it saves the taxpayers money in printing and postage.
It’s Optional! You can change how you receive your County Voter Information Guide anytime – electronic or mail.
Note: Signing up does not enable you to vote online or by e-mail. It is only for electronic delivery of your County Voter Information Guide. Casting a ballot electronically is not permitted under California elections law.
Frequently Asked Questions
Follow this link, County Voter Information Guide (CVIG) Opt Out/Opt In. You can also find this form in every County Voter Information Guide published by the County of Santa Clara Registrar of Voters, or you can write us a letter.
The law requires the ROV to confirm your identity, with your request, please include your name, residence address, birth date, email address and your signature. If you use the electronic form, your “legal signature” should include your California Driver’s License or Identification Card number, or the last 4-digits of your Social Security number. Any email address provided for Opting Out is confidential.
Your voter registration record will be updated as soon as we receive your request. Please keep in mind that depending upon when you submit your form, your guide mailing for the upcoming election may already be in process. The option you select may not take effect until the next scheduled election.
Commencing forty days prior to the election, you should receive an email notification that your County Voter Information Guide is available and a link to your ballot version as determined by your registered residence address.
You can also go to our Online County Voter Information Guide Lookup. You will need to enter your street number, street name, and zip code.
Yes! Follow the same link, CVIG Opt Out/Opt In, or use the form in your guide or you can send a letter with your request. Again, we will be required to confirm your identity so please include your name, residence address, birth date, and signature.
Yes. The CVIG posted on our website is compatible with screen readers. The Registrar of Voters also offers the CVIG in audio cassette and audio CD. To request a copy of this guide in accessible format, please contact us at 1-866-430-VOTE  or by email: [email protected].
If your email changes and our office receives an undeliverable email notification, your record will automatically be updated to receiving your County Voter Information Guide by mail.