Voter Education

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.)

 

Voter Registration

Register online:
  • California Secretary of State:  Register

 

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.

 

Voter Resources

Voter Engagement

Voter Education activities are supported in part by $2 Dollar Per Child Campaign funds. Help us spread the word.

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