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In California , the deadline to register to vote
for an election is 15 days before each Local and Statewide Election.
Check Election Calendar for specific dates (Click
VOTER REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
In order to vote in a California
election, you must complete a Voter Registration Form.
As a Los Angeles County resident you may register to vote:
- If you are a citizen of the United States;
- If you are at least 18 years of age (or will be by the date
of the next election);
- Are not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction.
HOW AND WHERE TO REGISTER
Voter Registration Forms - The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
provides Voter Registration forms and assistance in six languages
other than English in compliance with Federal and State laws
(Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Tagalog and Korean).
- Register In Person - Visit one of our Offices.
- Register By Mail – You can mail a completed Voter
Registration form to our office. Voter Registration
forms may be obtained in the following ways:
Request A Voter Registration Form By Phone
request that a Voter Registration form be mailed by calling the
general information telephone numbers: (562) 466-1310 or
(800) 481-VOTE, 24 hours a day.
Obtain A Voter Registration Form At Most Government Buildings
Registration forms are available throughout Los Angeles County at
most County buildings, city halls, fire stations, libraries, State
Motor Vehicle Offices, Public Assistance Offices (DPSS, WIC), and
- Download a Voter Registration Form – You can download
a Voter Registration form in English or Spanish by
VERIFY YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Check Voter Registration Status Online – Los Angeles County
residents may check voter registration status by using the online Voter
Registration Verification feature at www.lavote.net.
Contact The Registrar By Phone – Los Angeles
County residents may verify voter registration status by calling the
Registrar at (562) 466-1310 or (562) 466-1323.
WHEN TO RE-REGISTER TO VOTE
Registered voters will need to re-register if they:
CONFIDENTIAL VOTER REGISTRATION
Certain voters facing life-threatening situations may
qualify for confidential voter status. For more information, please contact
the Secretary of State's Safe At Home program www.casafeathome.org or
visit the Secretary of State's Web site at www.sos.ca.gov.
VOTER REGISTRATION PROGRAMS