Election Information


VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 
To be eligible to vote in California you must:

  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be at least 18 years of age on or before the day of the election
  • Be a resident of the State of California
  • Not be in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony

To check your voter registration status, please click here.

HOW AND WHERE DO I REGISTER TO VOTE?      
To register to vote you must obtain and complete a voter registration form available at:

 

  • Los Angeles County facilities, City of Downey facilities, and your local libraries and post offices.
  • City of Downey, City Clerk's Office, 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey
  • Online at Register to Vote California (Please read the Press Release for additional information.)

DO I NEED TO RE-REGISTER?
You must re-register to vote if you have moved, changed your name, or if you wish to change your political party affiliation.  The deadline to re-register is 15 days before the next election.  If you have not returned a vote-by-mail for two (2) consecutive Statewide General Elections, your name will be deleted from the vote-by-mail voter list and you will need to re-register.

PERMANENT VOTE-BY-MAIL VOTER STATUS
Under State law a voter may apply for a permanent vote-by-mail status. As a permanent vote by mail voter, you will no longer have to apply for future elections.  A ballot will automatically be mailed to you for each election in which you are eligible to vote. You can complete the ballot at home and returned it by mail.  

If you would like to register for permanent Vote-By-Mail, click here to register to vote-by-mail.

If you have already applied for a permanent Vote-By-Mail ballot, click here to check your status.