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Voter Information

Registering to Vote

To register to vote in California, you must be:

  • A United States citizen,
  • A resident of California,
  • 18 years of age or older on Election Day,
  • Not in prison or in county jail (serving a state prison sentence or serving a term of more than one year in jail for a defined "low-level" felony), or on parole, post release community supervision, or post-sentencing probation for a felony conviction (for more information on the rights of people who have been incarcerated, please see the Secretary of State's Voting Guide for Currently or Formerly Incarcerated Californians), and
  • Not found by a court to be mentally incompetent.

California Registration Deadlines

California Voter Registration
Deadlines for Upcoming Elections
Election Date Your registration must be
postmarked no later than:
November 6, 2012
(General Election)
October 22, 2012


Ross Chun for Aliso Viejo City Council 2020
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