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(Printer-friendly version of Voter Registration instructions available here pdf format.)

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)

MATERIAL ON VOTER REGISTRATION

Voter Registration pdf format

VOTER REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

In order to vote in a California election, you must complete a Voter Registration Form.

As a Los Angeles County resident you may register to vote:

  • If you are a citizen of the United States;
     
  • If you are at least 18 years of age (or will be by the date of the next election);
     
  • Are not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction.

HOW AND WHERE TO REGISTER

You can now register to vote online:
Register to Vote

Voter Registration Forms - The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk provides Voter Registration forms and assistance in six languages other than English in compliance with Federal and State laws (Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Tagalog and Korean).

  • Register In Person - Visit one of our Offices.
  • Register By Mail – You can mail a completed Voter Registration form to our office. Voter Registration forms may be obtained in the following ways:

    Request A Voter Registration Form By Phone
    Residents may request that a Voter Registration form be mailed by calling the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s general information telephone numbers: (562) 466-1310 or (800) 481-VOTE, 24 hours a day.

    Obtain A Voter Registration Form At Most Government Buildings
    Voter Registration forms are available throughout Los Angeles County at most County buildings, city halls, fire stations, libraries, State Motor Vehicle Offices, Public Assistance Offices (DPSS, WIC), and post offices.

  • Download a Voter Registration Form – You can download a Voter Registration form in English or Spanish by visiting www.sos.ca.gov/nvrc/fedform/.

VERIFY YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS

Check Voter Registration Status Online – Los Angeles County residents may check voter registration status by using the online Voter Registration Verification feature at www.lavote.net.

OR

Contact The Registrar By Phone – Los Angeles County residents may verify voter registration status by calling the Registrar at (562) 466-1310 or (562) 466-1323.

WHEN TO RE-REGISTER TO VOTE

Registered voters will need to re-register if they:

  • Move to a different address;
     
  • Change name;
     
  • Change political party affiliation.

CONFIDENTIAL VOTER REGISTRATION

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 www.casafeathome.org or visit the Secretary of State's Web site at www.sos.ca.gov.

VOTER REGISTRATION PROGRAMS


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