Election Dates & Deadlines

U.S. Based Domestic Voters

State of California Election Dates & Deadlines (more info)

Federal and State Elections

Tue Nov 3, 2020 - California General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Online by Mon Oct 19, 2020
  • Postmarked by Mon Oct 19, 2020
  • Conditional Registration Begins on Tue Oct 20, 2020

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Tue Oct 27, 2020

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 3, 2020
  • Hand Delivered by Tue Nov 3, 2020 8:00pm PST
  • Post received by Fri Nov 20, 2020

Early Voting Available

Mon Oct 5, 2020 - Mon Nov 2, 2020
All CA voters will receive an absentee ballot at their home address for the Nov 3 General Election. File an additional absentee ballot request if you are traveling or away from home. For Early Voting, dates vary by county. Please contact your local election office.


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