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California

Abbreviation: 
CA

California Early Voting

California voters can vote early either in person at their county elections office, or by using the vote-by-mail system. Any registered voter may vote early instead of going to the polls on Election Day.

All valid vote-by-mail ballots are counted in every election in California, regardless of the outcome or closeness of any race.

California Registration Deadline

In California, the deadline to register to vote for an election is 15 days before each local and statewide Election Day. For more information on California's registration deadline, please visit your state's website.

Not registered? Use our registration tool to fill out your application!

 

California Provisional Voting

You may be asked to vote a provisional ballot at the polls due to one of the following reasons:

California Absentee Ballot Process

Any registered voter may Vote By Mail. You use one of the following methods to vote by mail:

California Campaign Finance

For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your local board of elections.

California Voters with Disabilities

It is recommended that you contact your county elections official regarding whether or not curbside voting is available at your polling place.

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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-418-1682 (Arabic)

 

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