How do I become a registered voter?

Anyone who is 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen or naturalized citizen can register to vote. Starting in 2018, the California Motor Voter Law . Visit  the Registrar of Voters website for for registration information.


How can I vote by mail?

After becoming a registered voter, you can request to vote by mail. Instead of waiting in line at a polling place on election day, you could receive your ballot in the mail, and vote at home at a time that’s convenient for you. Click here to request a Vote By Mail form.


When and Where to Vote

For elections in Orange County, polling places are open 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. To find your polling place, click here or call the OC Registrar of Voters’ office at 714-567-7600. Your assigned polling location is also printed on the sample ballot you receive in the mail prior to election day. For more frequently asked questions about polling locations, visit the Registrar of Voters’ polling place FAQs.


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about voting, elections, or candidates? Click here for the OC Registrar of Voters’ most common questions.


Where can I view election results?

The Registrar of Voters tracks and reports election updates. Bookmark this page to track results.

How often are results updated?

The Registrar of Voters provides a schedule to let us know when each update will be issued. In general, updates are issued weekdays at 5:00 pm until elections are certified. Click here for the official schedule.


Other questions?

The Registrar of Voters has a team of support staff ready to answer your questions. Please call them at (714) 567-7600.

Voter Protection Hotline: (877) 321-VOTE (8683)

If you encounter issues with voting, please contact the California Democratic Party’s Promote and Protect the Vote Hotline: (877) 321-VOTE (8683).

About the PP2V Program

Every vote should count. For more than 20 years, the California Democratic Party’s Protect & Promote The Vote voter protection program has been established to educate voters, provide legal presence, and more. Learn more here.

More Frequently-Asked-Questions

For questions about your ballot or polling place, call the OC Registrar of Voters at (714) 567-7600.

Click here for the Orange County Registrar of Voters most frequently asked questions and contact information.

Click here to visit the California Secretary of State’s website.

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