Requirements to Register to Vote
A person entitled to register to vote must be a United States citizen, a resident of California, not imprisoned or on parole for the conviction of a felony, and at least 18 years of age at the time of the election. A person may preregister to vote if he or she is a United States citizen, a resident of California, not imprisoned or on parole for the conviction of a felony, and at least 16 years of age.
How Do I Register to Vote?
You may register by completing a registration-by-mail form. Forms are available throughout Siskiyou County at city halls, libraries, Department of Motor Vehicles, public assistance offices, post offices, and the Social Security office.
Voter information and/or registration forms can be obtained at the County Clerk/Registrar of Voters' office. Registration-by-mail forms may be requested during regular business hours by calling at (530) 842-8086. You can also register to vote on-line through the California Secretary of State.
When Do I Register to Vote?
You must register to vote at least 15 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that election.
When Do I Have to Re-register to Vote?
If you have permanently moved to a different address, changed your name, or wish to change your political party affiliation you must re-register to vote. The deadline to re-register is 15 days before the next election.