Voter Registration Information

Where To Register To Vote

Voter registration forms are available at the Registrar of Voters Office located at 675 Texas Street, Suite 2600 Fairfield, California 94533. Forms are also available at all offices of the Department of Motor Vehicles, all city clerks offices, public libraries and post offices. Persons may also call the Registrar of Voters at (707)-784-6675, (888)-933-VOTE (8683) or the Secretary of State at 1-(800)-345-VOTE and a registration form will be mailed to you.

Online Voter Registration

You can complete a voter registration form online. Click here, fill out the form, and follow the on-screen directions.     This form will be submitted electronically to our office and processed within 24 hours.  If you do not have all of the required information, you can print out the form, sign it and mail it to our office.

Qualifications To Register And Vote In California
 

A person entitled to register to vote must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of California
  • Not in Prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony
  • At least 18 years of age on the date of the election. (A person may register to vote at age 17 if he or she will be 18 on or before the next election.)
  • California law denies the right to vote to persons who have been determined mentally incompetent.
  • If you have moved since last election, changed your name, or changed your political party affiliation, you will need to re-register.

The Voter Registration Deadline

The voter registration deadline is always 15 days before an election. However, please be advised that voters who register after the 29th day before an election will not receive a sample ballot or other election information by mail.

Permissible Uses of Voter Information (Elections Code § 2157.2)

Information on your voter registration affidavit will be used by elections officials  to send you official information on the voting process, such as the location of your  polling place and the issues and candidates that will appear on the ballot. Commercial use of voter registration information is prohibited by law and is a misdemeanor. Voter information may be provided to a candidate for office, a ballot measure committee, or other person for election, scholarly, journalistic, political, or governmental purposes, as determined by the Secretary of State. Driver's license and social security numbers, or your signature as shown on your voter registration card, cannot be released for these purposes. If you have any questions about the use of voter information or wish to report suspected misuse of such information, please call the Secretary of State's Voter Protection and Assistance Hotline (800-345-VOTE [800-345-8683] or 916-657-2166; TDD 800-833-8683).

Certain voters facing life-threatening situations may qualify for confidential voter status. For more information, please contact the Secretary of State's Safe At Home program or visit the Secretary of State's Web site at www.sos.ca.gov/safeathome.

Military and Overseas Voters

Federal Voting Assistance Home Page
Federal Postcard Application