California Election Deadlines


Election Date Voter Registration Vote-by-Mail
Ballot Request
Completed Ballots,
Including Vote-by-Mail Ballots

June 7, 2022

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Statewide Direct Primary

Online or Postmark by
May 23, 2022


You can “conditionally” register and vote at your county elections office after the 15-day voter registration deadline.

Must arrive by May 31, 2022 Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered by close of polls on June 7, 2022; Mailed ballots: Must be postmarked on or before June 7, 2022, and received by your county elections office no later than June 14, 2022*.

* As of January 1, 2022, the postmark plus deadline will be extended to the seventh day after the election (Assembly Bill 37, Chapter 312  of the Statutes of 2021).

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