HOW TO VOTE
Visit Registertovote.ca.gov to register to vote online. For the 2024 Primary Elections, the last day to register to vote to receive your ballot in the mail is February 20, 2024. California also offers same-day voter registration. Check if your voter registration is up to date: VoterStatus.sos.ca.gov.
Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by March 5. Ballots returned at a secure ballot drop box must be deposited by 8:00 p.m. on March 5. Voting locations will offer voter registration, replacement ballots, accessible voting machines, and language assistance.
Learn about who represents you on a local, state, and federal level. Here you can find out how to contact your representatives, bills they’ve introduced, committees they serve on, and political contributions they’ve received.
2024 Ballot Propositions
Does Prop 1 help or harm our communities?
No later than this date, county elections officials shall begin mailing each registered voter a vote-by-mail ballot
Early Voting sites open
By this date, all counties open ballot drop-off locations for vote-by-mail ballots.
Last day to register to vote to receive primary ballot in the mail.
Same Day Registration is available if you missed the voter registration deadline.
Election Day – Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Find your nearest dropbox or polling place here: CAEarlyVoting.sos.ca.gov.
- Calling (800) 345-VOTE (8683)
- Online at www.sos.ca.gov/elections/polling-place
- Texting Vote to GOVOTE (468683)
You can vote early in person at your county elections office. To find where you can vote early, visit https://caearlyvoting.sos.ca.gov/.
If you choose to vote in person and you've voted in California before, you don't need to show ID.If you're a first time voter in a federal election who registered by mail, and didn't include your driver's license number,
California ID number, or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number on your registration, you may be asked to provide ID when you vote.