Going to be 18 on or before Election Day? Just turned 18? Register to vote; it’s a piece of cake!

Are you eligible to register to vote? You may register to vote in California if you are: a U.S. Citizen, a California Resident, at least 18 years old on or before the next election, not in state or federal prison, or on parole for a felony conviction, and not declared mentally incompetent by court action.

You Can Pre-Register to Vote in California if you are: 16 or 17 years old, and meet all the other requirements to vote. You will be automatically registered to vote on your 18th birthday.

It takes less than two minutes to Register Online at sdvote.com. You may also request a voter registration form by calling the Registrar’s office at (858) 565-5800 or emailing rovmail@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Not sure if you’re registered to vote? Check your status online. If you recently moved or changed your name, you will need to re-register to vote by completing a new voter registration form.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, every active registered voter in California will receive a ballot in the mail for the November 3, 2020 election. The Registrar encourages you to vote safer at home . If you vote at the polls, expect long lines.

The Registrar’s office is preparing ballots for mailing and they will start going out to registered voters the week of October 5, 2020. If your voter information is up to date you should receive your ballot the same week.

The Registrar encourages everyone to register as early as possible, but advises of the following deadlines: Until October 19, you can register online to vote or register by mail with a postmark of that date. After that, with conditional voter registration, you can register in person through November 3, Election Day.

To find out more about the Registrar’s campaign to Vote Safer San Diego and the November 3 election, visit sdvote.com or call (858) 565-5800.


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