November 3, 2020, General Election will be conducted as an all-mail ballot election. All registered voters in California will receive a vote-by-mail ballot in the mail before the election. Click here for more information.
Deadline for registering to vote in the November 3rd election: October 19, 2020
To register to vote: https://www.acvote.org/voting/register-to-vote
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.
Qualifications to Register to Vote
To register to vote in California, you must be:
- A United States citizen and a resident of California (for information on voters in the military or overseas, please see Military and Overseas Voters),
- 18 years old or older on Election Day,
- Not currently in state or federal prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony (for more information, please see Voting Rights: Persons with a Criminal History), and
- Not currently found mentally incompetent to vote by a court (for more information, please see Voting Rights: Persons Subject to Conservatorship).
Qualifications to Pre-register to Vote
To pre-register to vote in California, you must:
- Be 16 or 17 years old, and
- Meet all of the other eligibility requirements to vote.
You will automatically be registered to vote on your 18th birthday.
Check your voter status:
You can check your registration, see if your ballots were counted in past elections, and even sign up for alerts that tell you when your ballot is received and counted. https://voterstatus.sos.ca.gov/