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September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election

Cal State LA Vote Center
Student Services Building, SS L120

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to vote at the Cal State LA Vote Center.

Voters can enter using the first floor main entrance of the Student Services Building and make their way down to the Vote Center located on the building’s lower floor using the stairs. Elevator access will also be available. Directional signs will be posted.

Voting Hours

(Early Voting) Saturday, September 11 – Monday, September 13, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
(Election Day) Tuesday, September 14, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Vote Center Information

At a Vote Center, you can vote in person using an accessible voting machine, drop off your ballot, register to vote if you missed the regular deadline on Aug. 30, and get assistance and voting materials in multiple languages. Learn more about voting in person in Los Angeles County.

COVID-19 Safety

Face masks are required to be worn indoors at Cal State LA. All Los Angeles County Vote Centers are following the county’s Safe Election Plan, which is guided by county public health and safety guidelines regarding COVID-19.


Free visitor parking for voters—including accessible parking spaces—will be available on the top level of Structure A. If at capacity, see information on additional visitor parking options

Navigating the Campus

The Vote Center is located inside the Student Services Building, formerly the Physical Sciences Building, which is on the west side of campus off Paseo Rancho Castilla.

From Structure A, you can walk across the bridge to Greenlee Plaza and make your way to the building’s first floor main entrance. The Vote Center can be accessed on the building’s lower floor using the stairs. Elevator access will also be available. Get directions to the Student Services Building and view a Cal State LA campus map.

Voting Options

All California voters who are currently registered will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the recall election. You do not have to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for this election.

You have several options for voting in this election:
  • You can return the ballot by mail. It must be postmarked before or on Sept. 14 and be received by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder no later than 7 days after the election.
  • You can drop off the ballot at more than 400 secure ballot drop boxes located across the county. The Registrar-Recorder provides a list of drop-box locations.
  • After returning your ballot via drop box or by mail you can check to make sure your ballot was received and tallied through the Secretary of State's ballot tracker tool.
  • You can drop off the ballot at a Los Angeles County Vote Center. These centers will be located across the county and will be operating for extended periods leading up to and including Election Day on Sept. 14. Find a Vote Center near you.
  • You can vote in person at Vote Centers across the county. Select Vote Centers will open for early voting on Sept. 4 and will remain open through Election Day. Others will operate from Sept. 11 through Election Day. A Vote Center will be located at Cal State LA beginning Sept. 11.

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the California Gubernatorial Recall Election on the California Secretary of State’s website.