Who May Register to Vote
You may register to vote if you meet the following criteria:
- 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 to Register to Vote
Download and Mail a Voter Registration Form
Please download and complete the form by clicking the link above. Please remember to sign it and MAIL it DIRECTLY to your COUNTY REGISTRAR OF VOTERS. For El Dorado County, send to:
William E. Schultz, Recorder-Clerk - Registrar of Voters
2850 Fairlane Court
P O Box 678001
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 626-5514 Fax
Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm
For OTHER COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE ADDRESSES, please visit: www.ss.ca.gov/elections/elections_d.htm.
Downloadable forms are also available in Espanol.
- Fill-out a Voter Registration Form Online
Complete this on-line form and we will mail a typed registration form to you. After you receive the pre-typed form, just sign it and mail it to your county election official. We recommend you use this service at least one month prior to election day to avoid missing your opportunity to vote due to postal delays.
Re-Registering to Vote
You will need to re-register to vote when:
- You move
- You change your name
- You change your political party affiliation
The Deadline to Register to Vote
In California, the deadline to register to vote for an election is 15 days before each local and statewide election day, so please register early!
(Click here for more information on California's 15-day close of registration.)
For additional assistance with voter registration, please contact the Secretary of State's office at any of the following toll-free numbers:
- English: 1-800-345-VOTE
- Spanish: 1-800-232-VOTA
- Chinese: 1-800-339-2857
- Vietnamese: 1-800-339-8163
- Japanese: 1-800-339-2865
- Tagalog: 1-800-339-2957
- Korean: 1-866-575-1558
Statement of Distribution Form for Voter Registration Cards
Any individual, group or organization requesting 50 or more voter registration cards from the Secretary of State’s Office must complete and submit a “Statement of Distribution” form and a plan of distribution to the Secretary of State. For your convenience, the Statement of Distribution form is now available on-line by clicking on the following link: Statement of Distribution Form.
The statement and plan of distribution can either be mailed or faxed to:
California Secretary of State
1500 11th Street, 5th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
FAX: (916) 653-3214
Upon receiving a completed request by fax or mail, the Elections Division will process the request within 48 hours. For additional assistance, please contact the Secretary of State’s Elections Division at (916) 657-2166.
Report of Registration
The California Secretary of State is responsible for producing a statistical report detailing voter registration levels throughout California several times per year. To view these reports, please click on Report of Registration.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Voter Registration
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions regarding voter registration.
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