California Election Deadlines


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

March 5, 2024

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

Presidential Primary Election

Online or Postmark by
February 20, 2024


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

Must arrive by February 27, 2024 Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered by close of polls on March 5, 2024; Mailed ballots: Must be postmarked on or before March 5, 2024, and received by your county elections office no later than March 12, 2024.

Your Rights as a Voter

Official Voter Information Guide