National Voter Registration Day butterfly

Published: Sep 28, 2021
Happy National Voter Registration Day! 

Who is eligible to register to vote?
To register to vote, you must be:
  • A United States citizen and a resident of California,
  • 18 years old or older on Election Day,
  • Not currently serving a state or federal prison term for the conviction of a felony, and
  • Not currently found mentally incompetent to vote by a court (for more information, please see Voting Rights: Persons Subject to Conservatorship).
How can a person register to vote?
To register to vote, voters can:
Who should register to vote?
Anyone who is eligible and:
  • Has never registered to vote,
  • Has changed their place of residence since last registering,
  • Wants to change their political party affiliation, or
  • Has changed their name and or signature since last registering

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