Registration Deadlines: 
Online: Oct. 22
By Mail: Oct. 22
In Person: Oct. 22

 NEED TO REGISTER? 

 By Mail: 

To register to vote by mail you must print the voter registration form, fill it and mail it!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • driver license or I.D.  card number
  • social security number
  • date of birth
NO PRINTER?

Request a voter form be mailed to you!

MAIL IT!

Completed forms must be mailed to your county clerk.

After your application is processed and accepted you will receive a voter registration card to the address provided.

In Person: 

Register to vote in person at:
  • your county clerk office
  • your local DMV office
  • state secretary office
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • Your driver license or I.D. card  number,

  • The last four digits of your social security 

  • Your date of birth.

Online:

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • Your driver license or I.D. card  number,

  • The last four digits of your social security 

  • Your date of birth.

1500 11th Street, 5th Floor

Sacramento, CA 95814​

     Email

     (916) 657-2166 

Fax:(916) 653-3214​

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voter information portal

 
 
FIND OUT YOUR:​​
  • Voter registration status
  • Poll location
  • Early voting locations
  • Registration information
  • Key Election Dates
 

how to vote

 
In California you can vote by:
 
 
election day voting
To vote you must show identification.

Acceptable forms of I.D.


  • driver's license or identification card of any state;
  • passport
  • employee identification card;
  • identification card provided by a commercial establishment;
  • credit or debit card;
  • military identification card;
  • student identification card;
  • health club identification card
  • insurance plan identification card;
  • public housing identification card.
Or if you have none of the above you may also show two of:
  • utility bill;
  • bank statement;
  • government check;
  • government paycheck;
  • document issued by a governmental agency;
  • sample ballot or other official elections document issued by a governmental, agency dated for the election in which the individual is providing it as proof, of residency or identity;
  • voter notification card issued by a governmental agency
  • public housing identification card issued by a governmental agency;
  • lease or rental statement or agreement issued by a governmental agency
  • student identification card issued by a governmental agency;
  • tuition statement or bill issued by a governmental agency;
  • insurance plan card or drug discount card issued by a governmental agency;





 
Vote by mail
Voting by mail is convenient and easy to do!
 
NO PRINTER?

Request a voter form be mailed to you!

who is eligible?
Any registered voter!
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
Simply fill out the vote by mail application and mail it to your county clerk.
 deadlines: 
BALLOT REQUEST: Oct. 30
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 6
 
If you missed the deadline you can still apply in person at your county clerk's office!
 
military/overseas
who is eligible?
  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine;
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine; or
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.
HOW DO I REGISTER & VOTE?
 
 
 
 
 
The military voter form acts acts as both a registration and a vote by mail request.
You can also use the FVAP's online assistant to electronically fill out the form to then print and mail.
      *note: you need a printer to use this service.
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
After completing and signing you may submit your FPCA to your county clerk (contact information located at bottom of page) by:
  • mail
  • email 
  • fax. ​
 DEADLINES: 
BALLOT REQUEST:
if mailing: postmarked Nov. 6 and received no later than Nov. 11
If faxing: Nov. 6
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 8
If you missed the deadlines but are otherwise eligible to vote absentee you may use the federal write-in absentee form!
 

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