Sonoma County Officials Warn Voters About Unofficial Ballot Drop Boxes

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SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A Sonoma County official warned local residents Tuesday that if they want to ensure their vote is counted, they should use official drop boxes and not unofficial ballot boxes being promoted by some groups.

Deva Marie Proto, the Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters, sent a press release Tuesday alerting residents that certain groups were “promoting unofficial ballot drop boxes that are not affiliated with county elections offices.” Using these unauthorized ballot boxes is illegal.

Proto then guided locals to official boxes all across the country, including in front of the county’s Registrar of Voters Office. The office provided a map of where all 20 official ballot drop boxes are located.

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