To register to vote in California, you must be:
- A United States citizen and a resident of California;
- 18 years old or older on Election Day;
- Not currently serving a state or federal prison term for the conviction of a felony; and
- Not currently found mentally incompetent to vote by a court.
If you are eligible, you can register to vote or update your registration online at California Online Voter Registration. If you would like to fill out a physical form, voter registration applications can be found at post offices and libraries.
You must re-register to vote if you move, change your name, or change your political party preference.