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Get Ready to Vote FAQs

Quesitons about voting? We've got answers!

We'll show you how to confirm your voter status or register to vote below. We've got answers on how to vote by mail or in-person. And we've listed all the important deadlines, too.

How to register to vote or check your registration status



Don't live in California or Nevada?

How to vote by mail - a checklist

  • First things first: Sign up here to track your ballot.
    • Follow every step from when it gets mailed to you, to when it’s counted.
  • Use blue or black ink
  • Write your address on your ballot envelope
  • Sign your ballot envelope! Be sure it’s the same signature as on your government issued ID.
  • No stamp needed! Technically, you can mail it as late as Election Day, but our democracy and your vote is too important to delay. Mail it right away!

How to vote in person

  • Check your county elections office for early voting locations and Election Day polling places.
  • Wear your mask to protect yourself and others.
  • Stay 6 feet apart whenever possible.

How to report voting issues

Report any issues to Election Protection by calling 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)