California

Know Your State's Electoral System

Population:

  • 39,512,223 People*

  • 12% of the U.S. Population

  • 55 Votes

  • 10.8% of the Electoral Votes

Electoral College Votes:

about your state:

Who is running for office in your state?

Voter Registration

Deadline to Register:

October 19, 2020

Vote by Mail*

*Same as Absentee Ballot

Deadline to Request

Mail-In Ballot:

All registered voters will be sent a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 3 Election.

*Return your ballot directly  to your county's election office.

Will Ballots be accepted by Mail after November 3?

Yes*

*Ten days after the election if postmarked on or before Election Day.

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Election Polls

Make sure your polling station isn't closed by working* at an election poll in your state!

*Some States Pay Poll Workers.