Student Voter & Civic Engagement
STUDENT VOTER EMPOWERMENT AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Register, Vote and Volunteer
We understand that voter empowerment and civic engagement is an essential part of the college experience and contributes to democratic participation in our society.
Through instruction, extracurricular activities,student clubs, internships, and peer-to-peer interactions, there are opportunities to become civically engaged and involved both on and off campus.
Our aim is to encourage voter empowerment and civic engagement, and connect students with resources, services, and partnerships that will help them in their journey to become active and empowered global citizens.
2024 California Presidential Primary
All California active registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election.
The last day to register to vote for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election is February 20, 2024.
Your county elections office will begin mailing ballots by February 7, 2024.
The last day to submit a Replacement Ballot Request by mail is February 27, 2024.
Vote centers open in all Voter’s Choice Act counties on February 24, 2024.
Vote-by-mail ballot must be postmarked on or before Election day and received by March 12, 2024.
Register to Vote
Are You Eligible to Vote?
To vote in California, you must be:
- A U.S. citizen and a resident of California,
- 18 years or older on Election Day,
- Not currently in state or federal prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony. For more information, please see Voting Rights: Persons with a Criminal History.
- And, not currently found mentally incompetent to vote by a court. For more information, please see Voting Rights: Persons Subject to Conservatorship.
To vote in California, you’ll need to be registered in California. Not registered yet, or not sure if you’re registered?
For more Election and Voter Information go the California Secretary of States' Website
State of California
California Students Vote Project
Secretary of State – Election information