Vote-By-Mail Ballots

will be mailed to every registered voter for the November 3, 2020, General Election!

Make sure your registration is up-to-date!

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California residents are encouraged to use the Secretary of State’s online services or contact staff by email or phone for assistance.

For the latest updates, online resources and information visit:


Ensuring all Californians are fairly and accurately counted in the 2020 Census is imperative. To read the county fact sheets, find resources, and view a message from Secretary Padilla, visit:

Census 2020

Election Cybersecurity

Learn more about California's efforts to enhance our election cybersecurity. Visit:

Election Cybersecurity

California Secretary of State

Alex Padilla - California Secretary of State

Welcome to the California Secretary of State’s official webpage. Our office is dedicated to making government transparent and accessible in the areas of elections, business, political campaigning, legislative advocacy, and historical treasures. And as your Secretary of State and Chief Elections Officer I am committed to modernizing the office, increasing voter registration and participation, and strengthening voting rights.

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