2022 General Municipal Election: First day of mailing Vote by Mail Ballots and Early VotingAlameda County Add to Calendar
All registered Hayward voters will be mailed a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the November 8, 2022 General Election.
Ways to Vote Early:
U.S. Mail: Your vote-by-mail ballot includes a prepaid postage return envelope. Please make sure your ballot is postmarked by Election Day!
- Ballot Drop Box: We have convenient locations in Hayward (view map) which are accessible to drop off your ballot starting October 10th, open 24 hours a day, until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Drop boxes are equipped with security measures and ballots are retrieved directly by Registrar of Voters staff. Make sure to sign the back of your Return Envelope! Ballot Drop Box Locations ►