November 8, 2016, General Election
Key Dates and Deadlines
Last Day to Register to Vote - October 24, 2016
Last Day to Request Vote-By-Mail Ballot - November 1, 2016
Election Day - November 8, 2016 (polls are open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)
Find your polling place and ballot:
Are you ready to vote?
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The Right to Vote
The right to vote wasn't just handed to Americans. They had to fight for it.
When did you become eligable to vote?
- 1788 - Constitution Ratified
- 1870 - 15th Amendment - Right to vote shall not be denied on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
- 1920 - 19th Amendment - Right to vote shall not be denied on account of sex.
- 1965 - Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Enacted to enforce the 15th Amendment
- 1971 - 26th Amendment - Voting age nationally established as age 18.
- California Secretary of State
- League of Women Voters
- Easy Voter Guide
- Voter's Edge
- Every Child Matters Education Fund
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