2024 California General
- The last day to register to vote for the November 5, 2024, General Election is October 21, 2024.
- All California active registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 5, 2024, General Election.
- Your county elections office will begin mailing ballots by October 7, 2024.
- Ballot drop-off locations open on October 8, 2024.
- Vote-by-mail ballots can be returned by mail, at a drop-off location, or your county elections office.
- Vote centers open for early in-person voting in all Voter’s Choice Act counties beginning on October 26, 2024.
- Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received by November 12, 2024.
- Key Dates and Deadlines
- 2024 California Election Guide
- Complete General Election Calendar (PDF)
- Proclamation and Writ of Election (PDF)
- Register to Vote
- My Voter Status
- Voting in California
- Where's My Ballot?
- No Party Preference Information
- Vote By Mail
- Same Day Voter Registration (Conditional Voter Registration)
- Provisional Voting
- Military & Overseas Voters
- Where and How to Vote
- Poll Worker Information
- Electoral College Information
- Election Video Resources
- Election Cybersecurity
- County Elections Offices
- Frequently Asked Questions