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Register to Vote

Registering to vote is your right as a citizen.

Registering does not obligate you to vote in this or any other election.  But you can vote on only if you are registered on time.  Registration for this November’s election must be submitted online or postmarked by !

Even if you missed the deadline, please register to vote right now to ensure you can participate in the next election!

You may find it convenient to register as a “permanent absentee” voter.  This will ensure that a complete ballot is mailed to you for each election.  You can then vote by mail and don’t even need to go to the polls (sometimes those poll lines are long!).


Register Online

Click here for California Secretary of State online voter registration page.

If you register using the California online form, it does not cost anything (not even a stamp).  To register online you will need your California driver license or identification card number, the last four digits of your social security number and your date of birth.

Do you need a registration form in a language other than English?  Start one step “earlier” at the general Voter Registration page.

To be eligible to vote in the , General Election, you must be at least 18 years of age on or before Tuesday and must finish and submit your electronic form 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on .


Register by Mail

United States Election Assistance Commission:
printable PDF form (English) - see page 4
links to other languages

Alternatively, you can pick up and submit registration forms at any U.S. Post Office, Library or at Seaside City Hall.

Or we will bring you a registration formE-Mail us, use the contact form or call 831-393-1222 and someone on my staff will bring you a registration form.

To be eligible to vote in the , General Election, you must be at least 18 years of age on or before Tuesday, November 8, 2016 and your mailed-in form must be postmarked no later than !

Page Last Edited: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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