Register and Vote

Register to VoteAll voters registered in California are eligible to vote in all statewide elections. NO photo ID is required.

Register or update your registration online or at the Registrar’s Office at least 15 days prior to the election to receive your ballot in the mail.

Sierra County votes by mail; ballots are mailed approximately 29 days before election day and must be postmarked by election day.  If you have not received your ballot by 20 days before the election contact the Sierra County Registrar’s Office and explain the problem.

NEW THIS YEAR – same day registration:  Eligible residents of California can register or re-register if moved, up to and including election day with a conditional ballot.  The registration information will be verified before being counted.  Contact the Registrar’s Office for more information if this circumstance applies to you:  530-289-3295.

Primary Election Day is Tuesday June 5, 2018. 

  • Local candidates (county and smaller jurisdictions) require 50% plus one vote to win in June otherwise the race will be a run-off in November.
  • State-wide, US Senate, Congressional, Board of Equalization, State Senate and Assembly races will be a November run-off of the two voter-nominated candidates who win in June, regardless of the candidates’ parties.

General Election is November 6th, 2018. This date is set by law as the 1st Tuesday after the first Monday in November.