SALINAS, Calif. -

Early voting starts Aug. 11 for the Alisal Union School District, Trustee Area 1 recall election.

Monday also marks the first day ballots will be mailed to voters for the September 9 special election.

Voters may return their ballot by mail or vote at the Monterey County Elections Office, 1370 B South Main St., Salinas.

Ballots must be received by the Elections Department by 8 p.m. on Sept. 9. 

A drop-off ballot box also will be available at the Cesar Chavez Library, 615 Williams Rd. Salinas on Monday, Sept.  8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The last day to register to vote for this election is on Aug. 25.