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The Orange County Registrar of Voters opened the first wave of vote centers throughout the county on Saturday, Feb. 22, with 150 more scheduled to open this weekend, just days before California’s Primary Election on Tuesday, March 3.

Voters in Orange County who have received their vote-by-mail ballots can either return them to the Registrar’s office via mail, take it to one of the 110 metal drop boxes within the county or deliver it to a vote center.

Thirty-eight vote centers opened this past Saturday—11 days before the election—and an additional 150 centers will open on Feb. 29—four days before election day.

The centers currently open are available to voters between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Between Feb. 29 and March 2, the centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. And on March 3, the centers will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Where to Vote in the Tri-City Area:

Dana Point

  • Vote Centers
    • Dana Point Community Center, 34052 Del Obispo Street (11-day center)
    • Dana Point Branch Library, 33841 Niguel Road, (four-day center)
    • Dana Point Marina Inn, 24800 Dana Point Harbor Drive (four-day center)
  • Drop Boxes
    • Dana Point Branch Library, 33841 Niguel Road

San Clemente

  • Vote Centers
    • San Clemente Community Center, 100 North Calle Seville (11-day center)
    • San Clemente Aquatic Center, 987 Avenida Vista Hermosa (four-day center)
    • San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida Del Mar (four-day center)
    • The Volarè Resort, 111 South Avenida de la Estrella (four-day center)
  • Drop Boxes
    • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course, 150 East Avenida Magdalena (drive-thru only)
    • Jim Johnson Memorial Sports Park, 560 Avenida Vista Hermosa
    • San Clemente City Hall, 910 Calle Negocio

San Juan Capistrano

  • Vote Centers
    • Reata Park & Event Center, 28632 Ortega Highway, (11-day center)
    • La Sala Auditorium, 31495 El Camino Real (four-day center)
    • San Juan Capistrano Community Center, 25925 Camino del Avion (four-day center)
    • Capistrano Unified School District, 33122 Valle Road (four-day center)
  • Drop Boxes
    • La Sala Auditorium, 31495 El Camino Real

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