Officials are reminding voters that Tuesday is the deadline to register for the March 2 special election in Los Angeles County.

Registration can be completed online at Eligible voters who misses the registration deadline will not be issued a Vote by Mail ballot in this election. However, they can still vote via same-day registration by visiting any Vote Center beginning Feb. 20.

The election is being held to fill the state Senate seat vacated by Holly Mitchell, who was elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in November.

County registrar officials have been sending vote-by-mail ballots to voters in the 30th Senate District.

Participating ballot drop boxes can be found at

Three Democrats, two Republicans, a Peace and Freedom Party candidate and one candidate with no party preference will appear on the ballot for the race to represent the overwhelmingly Democratic district that includes Culver City, Mar Vista, Century City, Ladera Heights, Exposition Park, South Los Angeles, Westmont, much of downtown Los Angeles and a portion of Inglewood.

If no candidate receives a majority, a runoff between the top two finishers will be held May 4.

Some voters will also decide on contests for the Rio Hondo Community College District, the San Marino Unified School District, and the Lawndale/Centinela/Wiseburn Unified School Districts.

Translated materials in Armenian, Chinese, Farsi, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai or Vietnamese can be obtained by calling 800-815-2666, option 2.

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