Register to Vote FAQ
Deadline To Register: Oct 22st
Election Day: November 6th from 7 am - 8 pm
Vote By Mail Period to request a ballot: Oct 8th - Oct 31th
People can return their VBM ballots in person at their polling place or at the Elections Office on November 6th
VBM can also be mailed through election day, stamped on or before Election Day and received in the Elections Office no later than 3 days after Election Day
Where do I register to vote?
Come to CWC’s Office for help with registration during normal business hours (900 West Oak Ave, Visalia)
You can register online at www.registertovote.ca.gov, or on the DMV website using their California Motor Voter Program page: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/dl/motorvoter?lang=en.
You can also visit your local DMV office: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv .
You can also go to voter registration drives at community events like swap meets, markets, and fairs.
When is my last day to register?
Monday, Oct 22st is the last day to register for the elections on November 6th, 2018
Voter registration must be postmarked 15 days prior to elections.
What are the requirements to register?
A United States citizen and a resident of California
18 years old or older on Election Day
California driver license or identification card number, date of birth, and last four digits of your social security number.
Not currently in state or federal prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony (for more information, please see Voting Rights: Persons with a Criminal History)
Not prohibited from voting by a court because of mental incompetency (for more information, please see Voting Rights: Persons Subject to Conservatorship).
Do I need to show my ID to vote on election day?
The ONLY time you need to show any documents before voting is if you registered online or by mail AND you did not include your driver’s license, state ID or Social Security number AND it is your first time voting.
Anything else I need to know?
Never leave the polling place without voting. If someone tells you that you can’t vote for any reason, demand a “provisional ballot,” vote as you planned.
Why should I register to vote?
Because as a citizen of United States of America you have the right to vote and elect your representative. We live in a democratic country where the vote is the only way we have to choose our politicians.
This June, Californians will vote on questions and candidates that can help or hurt our state and local communities.
VOTE for your Families, Neighborhoods, and California!
Why is it important to vote?
When you vote, you are expressing your power and desire to improve your community. You’re also making your voice heard so that you can hold your elected officials and government accountable.
Who should I vote for?
We’re not calling to tell you who to vote for. We’re a nonpartisan organization and we’re encouraging you to get out and vote -- for whoever you want!