Who determines where polling places will be? How are polling places chosen? Why was my polling place changed?
Every residence in Signal Hill has been assigned a precinct number by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. Once the precincts are determined, many are consolidated or grouped together for an election. Polling places are selected based on the following criteria:
• The number of registered voters in each precinct.
• The number of voters a polling place is able to handle.
• Distance the voter must travel to the polling place.
• Availability of the polling place.
• Accessibility of the polling place to voters with disabilities.
• Complaints received about a polling place.
• Comfort of the precinct officers (heat, restrooms, etc.)

The City Clerk Department makes every effort to use the same polling places for each election. As noted above, sometimes it is not possible to keep the same polling place. Therefore, it is important that you check the back of your Sample Ballot Booklet for your polling place location.

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1. Who administers the municipal election and under what authority?
2. Why are General Municipal Elections in Signal Hill held the first Tuesday in March of odd-numbered years?
3. What happens in the event of a tie vote?
4. Where do I go to vote?
5. Who determines where polling places will be? How are polling places chosen? Why was my polling place changed?
6. Who is running for office?
7. What hours are the polls open on Election Day?
8. What is electioneering?
9. Am I required to show I.D. at the poll?
10. Who is eligible to vote?
11. Who may register to vote?/When may I register to vote?
12. When does registration close?
13. How may I register to vote?/Where can I find voter registration forms?
14. May I register to vote using my business address or a P.O. Box?
15. Do I have to re-register for each election?/When is it necessary to re-register?
16. How can I find out if I’m registered to vote?
17. I just moved and did not re-register. Will I be eligible to vote?
18. Is the information I provide on my voter registration form available to the public?
19. May someone help me vote?