When I Vote at the Polls
Ever wonder what happens to your ballot when you leave your polling place on Election Day? See the ballot flowchart below to see the journey your ballot takes on and after Election Day.
Ballot Flow Chart
Voter casts a ballot.
Voter inserts ballot into a reader.
After polls close at 8 p.m., ballots are sealed and delivered to Check-In Center.
L.A. County Sheriff deputies transport ballots.
Ballots are received by Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk in Norwalk.
Ballots are inspected and tallied.
Unofficial results are released.
Official results are certified within 28 days of the election.