From a Press Release issued by the Alameda County Registrar of Voters -
Voters may request a Vote-By-Mail Ballot at any time from now until May 29th for the June 5, 2012 Presidential Primary Election by completing the application on the back of their sample ballot, by sending a written request to the Registrar of Voters or by completing the online Vote-By-Mail application here.
The Vote-By-Mail period for this election runs from Monday, May 7 through Tuesday, May 29.
All requests for Vote-By-Mail Ballots must be in writing and include the voter’s signature.
Law precludes the Registrar of Voters from issuing a ballot based on a telephone request.
Requests may be mailed to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters 1225 Fallon Street, Room G-1, Oakland, CA 94612.
The Registrar of Voters must receive all written requests for Vote-By-Mail Ballots no later than May 29 at 5 p.m.
Voted ballots must be returned to the Registrar of Voters or any polling place within Alameda County no later than the close of polls on Election Day. Postmarks are not accepted.
For more information, contact the Registrar of Voters at 510-272-6973.