Voter Information and Resources


How do I register to vote?

You may register to vote online at the Secretary of State’s voter registration website. Paper voter registration forms can be requested by calling Monterey County Elections at (831) 796-1499.

How do I check my voter registration status?

Check your voter registration status online at the Secretary of State’s voter registration status website, or by calling Monterey County Elections at (831) 796-1499.

How will I receive my ballot?

All registered voters in California will be mailed a ballot. You don’t have to request a mail ballot. Ballots and local voter information guides for Monterey County will be mailed to registered voters at least 30 days before the election date.

Sign up for Where’s My Ballot? to track when it’s been mailed, received and counted.

Where do I vote?

You can vote by mail, ballot drop box, or in-person. Details on in-person voting and early voting options are available on the Monterey County Elections page. 

What’s on my ballot?

Have questions about what’s on your ballot? Try these resources:

  • Ballotpedia California: A hub for state political coverage of elections, policies, and more.
  • Calmatters Voter Guide: Nonpartisan voter’s guide with interactive tools, games and video explainers that break down state ballot propositions, explain California’s role in the presidential election, and identify key races by district.
  • Vote 411 California: Enter your address and learn about candidates and ballot measures and get answers to important questions about upcoming elections.

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