Voters living in the Fourth Supervisorial District have an opportunity to exercise their fundamental human right to vote in the August 15th, 2023 Special Election. Voters will cast their vote to elect a new County Supervisor to fill the vacant seat for the remainder of the current term ending in January 2027. Only voters residing in the Fourth Supervisorial District are eligible to participate in the election. If no candidate receives a majority vote at the primary election, then a special general election will be held on November 7, 2023.
Every active registered voter residing in the Fourth Supervisorial District will receive a ballot in the mail the week of July 16 for this special primary election.
The Fourth Supervisorial District includes the following areas: Alta Vista, Azalea Park, Balboa Park, Bankers Hill, Bay Park, Bay Terraces, Birdland, Broadway Heights, Casa de Oro - Mount Helix, Chollas Creek, Chollas View, City Heights, City of La Mesa, City of Lemon Grove, Civita, Clairemont Mesa, College Area, El Cerrito, Emerald Hills, Encanto, Hillcrest, Kensington-Talmadge, Lincoln Park, Linda Vista, Lomita Village, Mid-City, Middletown, Mission Hills, Mission Valley, Montezuma Mesa-SDSU, Morena, Normal Heights, North Bay Terraces, North Clairemont, North Park, Oak Park, Old Town, Paradise Hills, Portions of Grantville, Portions of Kearny Mesa, Portions of Spring Valley, Rancho San Diego, Rolando, Serra Mesa, Skyline, University Heights, Valencia Park, and Webster.
The San Diego County Registrar of Voters office (5600 Overland Ave, San Diego, CA 92123) will be open Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm for early voting starting on Monday, July 17th and ballot drop box locations open Tuesday, July 18th through August 15th. Visit sdvote.com for locations and hours of operation.
- Click here for more info about voting options.
- Click here for more info about important dates for this election.
Cast your ballot in the Fourth Supervisorial District Special Primary Election on or before August 15, 2023
There are three ways to vote:
MAIL IN YOUR BALLOT
On July 16th, ballots will begin to be mailed out to registered voters. To mail your ballot: follow the instructions, sign it, seal it and mail it back using the yellow pre-paid envelope provided. Then track your ballot by signing up for “Where's My Ballot?”.
DROP OFF YOUR BALLOT
Starting Tuesday, July 18th, you can drop off your completed ballot at one of the 27 official ballot drop box locations. Make sure your ballot is sealed inside its return envelope. Visit sdvote.com for locations and hours of operation.
On Election Day, Tuesday, August 15th all locations are open from 7am - 8pm.
VOTE IN-PERSON AT ANY VOTE CENTER
Vote at any Vote Center in the district beginning on Saturday, August 5th through August 15th. You no longer vote at a polling location. Click here to find a Vote Center location near you.
Vote Centers have the following services available:
- Vote in-person
- Vote using an accessible ballot marking device
- Receive voting assistance in multiple languages
- Register to vote or update your registration and vote on the same day
- If you made a mistake or lost your mail ballot, you can vote at any Vote Center
For more information about the August 15 Special Election, click here.
Get Ready to Vote
You can register to vote all the way up to Election Day at any Vote Center. Click here to register today!
Are you registered to vote? Check and update your voter registration, especially your address and language preference. Check your voter registration status here.
Plan ahead and find a Vote Center location near you! Vote Centers have replaced polling locations so you can no longer vote at a polling location. For more information on finding a Vote Center, click here.
You can return your completed ballot through the mail – no postage needed, to one of the Registrar’s official ballot drop box locations, or at any Vote Center.
Ballot drop box locations open Tuesday, July 18th through Tuesday, August 15th. Visit sdvote.com for locations and hours of operation.
If you voted by mail, you can track when your mail ballot is mailed, received, and counted here.