California Election Deadlines

 

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

September 14, 2021

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

California Gubernatorial Recall Election

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August 30, 2021

or

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

Must arrive by September 7, 2021 Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered by close of polls on September 14, 2021; Mailed ballots: Must be postmarked on or before September 14, 2021, and received by your county elections office no later than September 21, 2021.

June 7, 2022

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

Statewide Direct Primary

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May 23, 2022

or

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 10, 2022.

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