The upcoming Oakland election will be conducted by vote-by-mail. You should receive your ballot in the mail around June 23rd. To vote, fill out your ballot, sign (there will be an info section on the envelope) attach a stamp, and put it in the mail no later than July 14th. Ballots must be received by July 21, 2009. You can also drop them off at the Registrar of Voters.
The LOCATION to drop off ballots, register to vote, or get more election info is:
Alameda County Registrar of Voters:
1225 Fallon Street G-1
Oakland, 94612 Get Map
Phone number: 510-267-8683