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Orange County, CA Elections Offers Media Preview of Vote Center Voting at Honda Center

Media preview on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 – The public-private partnership between the Registrar of Voters, Anaheim Ducks, and Honda Center will allow voters to cast their ballot at an iconic Orange County site.

SANTA ANA, CA – September 14, 2020 – A media preview is scheduled for Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. to showcase how the "Super Vote Center Site" will work at Orange County's Honda Center. The Registrar of Voters is excited to announce a new partnership with the Honda Center and the Anaheim Ducks organization to expand access to voting in the upcoming November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election. For the first time in history, Honda Center will serve as a Vote Center, which will provide a full-service voting experience to Orange County voters.  

Media preview of Vote Center set up at Honda Center. The media preview will include brief remarks by Orange County Registrar of Voters, Neal Kelley and Tim Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, Honda Center, and ocV!BE. Visuals will include demonstrations of in-person voting inside Honda Center, outdoor drive-thru voting operations, and Wild Wing, the Anaheim Ducks mascot.

Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Starting on Friday, October 30, and through Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, Honda Center will serve as a one-stop voting location for all voters in Orange County.  

This large "super" Vote Center site will be conveniently located off major freeways and includes an ample parking lot. The site will have the potential to process over a thousand voters in a single day. Additionally, voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballot via drive-thru voting, which Orange County debuted in 2008. 

At Honda Center, voters will have several convenient options for casting their ballot or returning their vote-by-mail ballot. Options will include: 

  • Voting in person; 
  • Receiving a replacement ballot; 
  • Registering to vote; 
  • Updating their registration; 
  • Drive-thru voting; and  
  • Drive-thru vote-by-mail drop off. 

All voters will receive an official ballot through the mail for the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election in early October. All voters can check their registration, re-register, and register to vote at For more information, call 714-567-7600 or visit  

Quote by Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley: 
"I am deeply committed to providing voting opportunities at locations that are familiar to the community and can accommodate the additional requirements needed for health and safety guidelines." He continued, "By partnering with the Honda Center and Anaheim Ducks, voters will have the opportunity to vote in a large, open facility." 

Quote by Tim Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of Honda Center and ocV!BE: 
"Together, Honda Center and the Anaheim Ducks are committed to doing our part in assisting our community. We are thrilled that Honda Center will serve as a polling location, providing a unique voting experience, and an opportunity for our staff members to be a part of this terrific opportunity." 

Brief remarks by Orange County Registrar of Voters, Neal Kelley and Tim Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, Honda Center and ocV!BE – plus fully functional in-person voting location mock set up at the Honda Center with drive-thru voting demonstration. Anaheim Ducks mascot, Wild Wing, will cast his vote using the voting booths. For additional visuals – the large supersite will be operational on October 30, 2020. 

Full set up will be available (if requested) for live morning broadcast radio and television early on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 – for morning live remote broadcast opportunities, please contact the Registrar of Voters' media line at 714-567-5197. 

Click here for a copy of the Honda Center Vote Center information page that will be located in every Voter Information Guide in Orange County (scheduled for mailing on September 24, 2020).


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About the Registrar of Voters:
The Registrar of Voters is responsible for conducting elections in the County of Orange, the fifth largest voting jurisdiction in the United States with 1.8 million registered voters. We are a County agency, which receives funding from the County's General Fund and periodic reimbursement from the federal government, the State of California and local jurisdictions. Read more >>

Media Contacts:
Neal Kelley
Registrar of Voters
[email protected]

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Orange County Registrar of Voters

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