California Election Deadlines


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

November 8, 2022

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

General Election

Online or Postmark by
October 24, 2022


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

Must arrive by November 1, 2022 Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered by close of polls on November 8, 2022; Mailed ballots: Must be postmarked on or before November 8, 2022, and received by your county elections office no later than November 15, 2022.

Your Rights as a Voter

Official Voter Information Guide