If you've moved, changed your name, or want to update your political party affiliation, you need to update your voter registration. To check your voter registration status - you can use the “My Voter Status” tool at voterstatus.sos.ca.gov
You can also call the Voter Hotline at 1-800-345-VOTE (8683) for your status.
If you miss the deadline to register to vote 15 days before an election, you still have an opportunity to register and vote. You can go to your local vote center on or before Election Day to complete the conditional voter registration process (often referred to as "Same Day Voter Registration"). You will fill out a voter registration card and given a ballot. Once county election officials have verified your voter registration, your vote will be counted.
Yes, California exceeds Federal requirements for election security. Every vote must be cast on a paper ballot or have a voter verified paper audit trail. Voter equipment used to cast and count ballots must be certified for use in California and kept offline. Elections officials conduct post-election audits, including a manual tally of a sample of ballots, after every election to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the vote count.