Register To Vote

The Election Process is the foundation of our government. You are able participate in shaping the future of our country by registering to vote.

To register, select the image “Register to Vote” to connect directly with the online application. You can even request to become a Vote by Mail voter with the same form.


Online Registration Form
The easiest way to register is completing an Online Registration Form. If you want to become a Vote by Mail voter check the appropriate box in the same form. For additional information about registering online, visit the Secretary of State Frequently Asked Questions webpage.
Voter Eligibility
You are eligible to register to vote if you are:

  • A United States citizen
  • A resident of Contra Costa County
  • 18 years of age or older on Election Day
  • Not in prison, or on parole, serving state prison sentence in a county jail, or serving sentence for a felony
  • Not found to be mentally incompetent by a court of law
Other Ways to Register to Vote

You can print a copy of the National Mail Voter Registration Form, or

You may obtain a form to register to vote at the following locations:

  • County Elections Office
  • Public Libraries
  • Post Offices
  • California Department of Motor Vehicles
Update Your Registration
You need to update your registration if:

  • You moved to a new residence.
  • You changed your name.
  • You wish to change your political party choice.