Mail ballots must be received by the county clerk and recorder no later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Voters are encouraged to drop off ballots at designated drop-off sites or mail their ballots in time to be received by the county clerk before the polls close. Postmarks do not count; ballots must be in the hands of the county clerk by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted. If you want to vote in person, you may return your mail ballot and vote in person at a voter service and polling center. Even if you do not return your mail ballot, you may still vote in person. The deadline to vote in person is 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. All voters who vote in person must provide identification.