Election Dates & Deadlines

U.S. Based Domestic Voters

State of California Election Dates & Deadlines (more info)

Federal and State Elections

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - California General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

Deadline Dates Vary by Locality - Contact Local Election Office

 

Local Elections

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Alameda County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Received in Dropbox by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm PST
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - In the Election Office by Mon Nov 5, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Anaheim General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

- Contact Local Election Office

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Bakersfield General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

Deadline Dates Vary by Locality - Contact Local Election Office

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Chula Vista General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 8:00am - Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Fresno County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - Early Voting ends Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Fresno General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - Early Voting ends Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Irvine General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Kern County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Long Beach General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Hand Delivered by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm PST
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Los Angeles County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

Mon Oct 8, 2018 - Mon Nov 5, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Oakland General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Received in Dropbox by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm PST
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - In the Election Office by Mon Nov 5, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Orange County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Riverside County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Email, Online or Fax by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Sacramento County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Email, Online or Fax by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - Contact Local Election Office

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Sacramento General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Email, Online or Fax by Mon Oct 22, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 -
  • Received in Dropbox by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • In Advance Voting Center by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • In the Election Office by Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - San Bernadino County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • In-Person, Received by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 9, 2018 7:30am - Deadline Dates Vary by Locality

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - San Bernadino General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 9, 2018 7:30am PDT - Contact Local Election Office

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - San Diego County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Email, Online or Fax by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • In the Election Office by Tue Nov 6, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:00pm PDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 8:00am PDT - Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - San Diego General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Email, Online or Fax by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • In the Election Office by Tue Nov 6, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:00pm PDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 8:00am PDT - Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - San Francisco General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Hand Delivered by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm PST
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

Tue Oct 9, 2018 - Sun Nov 4, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

Tue Oct 9, 2018 8:00am - In Advance Voting Center by Tue Nov 6, 2018 7:00pm

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - San Joaquin County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:59pm PDT
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • In-Person, Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018
  • Email, Online or Fax by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - San Jose General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Hand Delivered by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm PST
  • Received in Dropbox by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

At Permanent Polling Places as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - In the Election Office by Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Santa Ana General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Santa Clara County General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

Early Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 8:00am PDT - Early Voting ends Tue Nov 6, 2018 5:00pm PST

 

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Stockton General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 22, 2018
  • At Election Authority Office as of Tue Oct 23, 2018

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 30, 2018

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 6, 2018
  • Hand Delivered by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm PST
  • Received in Dropbox by Tue Nov 6, 2018 8:00pm PST
  • Post received by Fri Nov 9, 2018

In-person Absentee Voting Available

At Election Authority Office as of Mon Oct 8, 2018 - Tue Nov 6, 2018

 

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