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Register to Vote

Secretary of State - Voting In California

Make your voice heard on important issues that affect the future of our state and nation by registering to vote today.

If you are 18 or older you can register right away. 16- and 17-year olds can pre-register to vote. Your registration will automatically become active once you turn 18.

  • Visit for information on how to register (18-year-olds) or pre-register to vote (16-17-year-olds), find your polling place, and learn what to expect on election days.