Yes, you can register to vote online at the California Registrar of Voters website.
Visit Vote.gov to register to vote. Depending on your state’s voter registration rules, the site can help you.
Can I register to vote online?
How do I register for a mail-in ballot?
Voter Safer San Diego is the Registrar of Voters campaign to encourage more voters to cast their ballot at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and decrease the potential for long lines at the limited polling sites in November. Lean about the Governor's Executive Order for everyone to receive a Mail Ballot.
You can apply for a temporary Mail Ballot here.
You can apply for a permanent Mail Ballot here.
When is the last day to register to vote?
The last day to register to vote in California is October 19.
If you live out of state, check the Rock the Vote's Election Center guide to find out your state's voter registration deadline.
What if I am not sure where I am registered to vote, how can I check it?
Do I need to re-register if I've moved back home from school due to the pandemic?
Yes, if you recently moved, changed your name or want to change your political party, you need to re-register to vote. You do that by completing a new voter registration application. The Registrar of Voters office will recognize only your most recent registration, so you don’t need to cancel your previous registration unless you are moving out of the county.
Will I receive a Voter Notification Card to confirm I am registered to vote?
What if I need to cancel my registration?
As a public university, CSUSM and our employees (including staff, faculty, student-employees, and volunteers representing the university in an official capacity) are subject to a number of restrictions and regulations on campaign activity. These include state and federal law as well as CSU BOT policies and CSUSM specific campus policies.
The CSU’s Office of General Counsel has produced a comprehensive handbook on election issues for campuses available here. For ease of reference, we have provided some frequently asked questions below on common elections and campaign activity questions facing faculty and staff. If you have an issue or a question which is not addressed below, please reach out to Office of Government Relations at email@example.com.
Can campaigns conduct political activity on campus such as handing out campaign literature, contacting voters, recruiting student volunteers, etc.?
Can campaigns post printed political materials on campus?
Can I invite an elected official or candidate for office to come speak virtually or in-person to my class, department, or campus organization?
Can the University host a debate?
Can I wear a political button to work, or hang a political poster in my office?
Can I use my email for personal political activity?
Are campus organizations allowed to engage in political activity?
I want to encourage my students to vote, can I give them a gift card or extra credit for voting?
As a state employee, can I still engage in campaign activity?
I want to write a letter to the editor supporting a ballot measure or a candidate, can I identify myself as a CSUSM employee?