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Register to Vote

Register to Vote

We encourage everyone to participate in the election process, at the local, state and federal levels.   

Voter registration requirements:  

  • You are a United States citizen  
  • You are a resident of California  
  • You are at least 18 years of age (or will be by the date of the next election)  
  • You are not in prison or on parole for conviction of a felony  
  • You have not been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent to register and vote.  

How do I register?


You can find updated registration information at:

California Voter Registration Website → 

County of San Mateo Elections Website → 

Paper Form

To request that a form be mailed to you, call (800) 345-VOTE.  

Si desea informacion en español, llame al (800) 232-VOTA. Chinese: 1-800-339-2857; Vietnamese: 1-800-339-8163; Japanese: 1-800-339-2865; Tagalog: 1-800-339-2957  

Registration forms are also available at many local post offices and libraries, and at any state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office.  

Do I need to re-register?

You should re-register if you move, change your name, or wish to change your political party affiliation.  

Where can I find non-partisan election information? 

Voters Edge California →