You must be registered to vote 15 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote.
You can Register to vote anytime, if you meet the following criteria:
• You are a United States citizen and a resident of California
• You are 18 years of age, or will turn 18 on or before election day
• You are not in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony
You should re-register to vote if you:
• Change your name
• Wish to change your political party. For more information on political parties, visit the Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.ca.gov
Call the Elections Division at (559) 675-7720 or (800)-435-0509 to report any changes in your mailing address.
If you would like to register on-line, visit www.registertovote.ca.gov and complete the requested information.
Voters’ residence addresses, telephone numbers and precinct numbers are confidential; however, all voter registration information is available for political, governmental, journalistic or education purposes.
New Citizen? See Facts for New Citizens