Everything You Need to Know to Vote

Locating Your Polling Location – Vote411.org
  • Polls will open at 7:00AM and close at 8:00PM on Election Day
  • Your polling place is assigned to you based on the address you provided when you registered to vote. That is the addres you should use when you attempt to look up your polling location using the website linked above
  • If you are unable to make it to your polling place, you may vote using a provisional ballot at any other polling place in the same county
Know Your Voting Rights – AAAJ-ALC
  • You do not need an ID to vote in California, unless you registered online or by mail, did not provide your social security number or driver’s license, and it is your first time voting
  • In Napa and San Mateo County, if you missed the voter registration deadline, you can visit any Vote Center to register and vote on the same day. In other counties, you can register to vote and vote conditionally on Election Day if you visit the Registrar’s office
  • You are not required to vote on everything on the ballot to be able to vote
  • If you are told you are not on the voting roles or there are any other challenges to your right to vote, ask for a provisional ballot. Do not leave the polling location without voting
Vote by Mail – California Secretary of State
  • If you requested an absentee or “vote by mail” ballot, it must be received by election officials no later than three days after Election Day to be counted. This means that if it arrives after June 8th, it will not be accepted
  • You can turn in your ballot at any county elections office or your nearest polling station
Primary Election Voting Guides

The CAIR voter guides are a compilation of resources and our recommendations on the state propositions as well as city and county ballot measures to help community members vote in the June 5th primary election.

As a non-profit and non-partisan organization, CAIR-CA cannot advocate for specific candidates for office, but is able to endorse ballot propositions.