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California Voter Registration and Election Information

Find out how to register to vote in California state elections, and where to vote on campus.

UC - SOVAC - register to vote!!! / UC San DiegoRegister or re-register to vote with the California Secretary of State to vote in local, state, and national elections.

Prepare for election day:

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 on June 7, 2016)
  • 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

On-campus polling locations:

  • The Village: Building 2 Conference Room
  • Roosevelt & I-House: Middle Earth Lounge
  • Marshall: Fireside Lounge
  • Muir: Half-Dome Lounge
  • Revelle: PC West Level 2, Marshall College Room
  • Warren: Student Activity Center (SAC)
  • Sixth & Rita Atkinson: Sixth College Dogg House
  • Mesa Apartments (Graduate Housing Off-Campus): Comm Room #3755 (still awaiting confirmation and may be changed prior to Election Day)
  • Provisional & Absentee: PC West Level 2, Roosevelt College Room

Mail ballot drop-off location:

  • Tuesday, May 31 through Monday, June 6
    8 a.m. (10 a.m. on Sunday, June 5) to 8 p.m.
    Price Center East, Level 1, Group Study Room 4

Anyone may use this mail ballot drop-off location. You may also mail in your mail ballot, which must be postmarked by Tuesday, June 7 and received by Friday, June 10.