Did You Know?
California residents can register to vote and manage their status online with the California Secretary of State website. You can register to vote, pre-register to vote, and check your registration status all in one place. Voter registration can be completed in English, Spanish, Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese.
In California, voter registration is open until 15 days before the election. For the primaries on June 7th, members have to be registered by May 23rd. If you are registering or re-registering less than 15 days before an election you will need to complete the Same-Day Voter Registration process and request your ballot in person at your county elections office or polling location. For more information on voter registration and voting locations, contact your local county elections official. For more information on voter registration and voting locations, contact your local county elections official.
What You Will Need
To register online you will need
- Your California driver license or California identification card number,
- The last four digits of your social security number and
- Your date of birth.
Your information will be provided to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to retrieve a copy of your DMV signature.
If you do not have a California driver license or California identification card, you can still use this form to apply to register to vote. However, you will need to take additional steps to complete your voter registration.
Check if you are registered to vote and if so, in what county. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can use this online registration application to pre-register to vote. For more information on registering to vote you may want to visit the Secretary of State’s Frequently Asked Questions.
For more information on registering to vote in California, please visit the California Secretary of State website at registertovote.ca.gov/.