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New Citizen Registration and Voter Information
Voter Records Division
562-466-1323
800-815-2666

In California , the deadline to register to vote for an election is 15 days before each Local and Statewide Election. Check Election Calendar for specific dates (click here).

FACTS FOR NEW CITIZENS ABOUT REGISTRATION & VOTING

As you prepare to take the oath of citizenship, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk extend their congratulations. As a United States citizen, you are encouraged to register to vote and actively participate in choosing your government representatives.

New Citizens who will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election are eligible to register to vote. Registration must take place at least 7 days before the election.

HOW AND WHERE TO REGISTER

  • After the naturalization ceremony you may complete the voter registration form provided and mail it to the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office.
     
  • Persons who become citizens after the close of registration may register and vote at the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office between the 14th and 7th day before an election.
     
  • New citizens must present a Certificate of Naturalization and declare they have established residence in the County.

For more information on voter registration refer to the Voter Registration Page.

VOTER REGISTRATION PROGRAMS


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