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California Voter Registration and Election Information

Find out how to register (or pre-register) to vote in national and California state elections, and where to vote on campus.

colorful text illustrations - TRITONS VOTE! YOU HAVE THE POWER, USE IT!Plan and prepare:

  • November 8, 2022: California general election
  • October 24, 2022: Last day to register to vote for the November 8 election
  • All active California registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 8 election
  • Register now on UC San Diego's Turbovote website; it only takes a few minutes!
  • Review upcoming California election dates (as well as candidate and ballot measure information when available)

You are eligible to vote if you:

  • Are a United States citizen
  • Are a resident of California (even if you're a student originally from another state, you can register using your current California college address and you can vote in California; there is no extra wait time)
  • 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 conviction of a felony
  • Have not been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent to register and vote