SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Kings say they are turning Golden 1 Center into a vote center for the upcoming November election.
The team is partnering with the Sacramento County Office of Elections to use the arena as a polling place where people can come to register to vote and cast their ballots.READ MORE: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool
Elections officials say the large facility will help ensure proper social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: California Allowing Theme Parks, Ball Parks And Stadiums To Reopen With Strict Limits On April 1
The Kings say they are providing the arena at no cost to the county. Free parking will also be offered in the Downtown West Garage for people who need to use the Golden 1 Center for voting.MORE NEWS: SMUD Again Extends Suspension Of Non-Payment Shutoffs – Now Through June
Several other NBA teams – the Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks – have offered up their arenas as possible polling places.