Election Dates and Resources


California Election Deadlines


Election DateVoter RegistrationVote-by-Mail
Ballot Request
Completed Ballots,
Including Vote-by-Mail Ballots

November 6, 2018

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

General Election

Online or Postmark by
October 22, 2018


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

Must arrive by
October 30, 2018
Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered
by close of polls on November 6, 2018;
Mailed ballots: Must be postmarked on or before
November 6, 2018, and received by your county
elections office no later than November 9, 2018.

Your Rights as a Voter

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