Last updated: September 13, 2023
Every active, registered voter in California will be mailed a ballot. See info on how to register in California here (available in multiple languages). You may return your voted ballot by:
Early voting is available in California, but varies based on your county. Please check to see the details of early voting in your county. Early voting typically ends the day before Election Day in most counties.
APIAVote sent translated mailers to over 1 million AAPI households in order to inform them on how, where and when to vote, in their preferred language. Click the link below to see the mailer sent to California:
On Election Day, polls are open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters.
Areas in California covered by Section 203 (AANHPI Languages):
Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.”
It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose.
Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.