Voter Registration Information
» Voter Registration
Am I Registered?
Click here to perform a lookup and determine whether you are
registered to vote in Humboldt County.
Online Voter Registration
Click here to register to vote online.
Military and Overseas Voter Registration
Federal Voting Assistance Home Page
Qualifications to Register and Vote in California
Federal Postcard Application
Voter registration forms are also available at the Humboldt County Elections Department located at 3033 H Street,
Room 20, Eureka, California 95501, the Department of Motor Vehicles, public libraries and post offices.
If you would like to receive a registration form in the mail, you may contact the Humboldt County Elections Department at
(707) 445-7481, or the Secretary of State at (800) 345-VOTE.
You may register to vote if you meet the following criteria:
- You are a United States citizen
- You are a resident of California
- You are at least 18 years of age (or will be by the date of the next election)
- You are not in prison or on parole for conviction of a felony
- You have not been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent to register and vote
You will need to re-register to vote when:
Voter Registration Deadline
- You move
- You change your name
- You change your political party affiliation
The voter registration deadline is always 15 days before an election. However, please be advised that voters who register after
the 29th day before an election will not receive a sample ballot or other election information by mail.
Permissible Uses of Voter Information (Elections Code §2157.2)
Information on your voter registration affidavit will be used by elections officials to send you official information on the voting process,
such as the location of your polling place and the issues and candidates that will appear on the ballot.
Commercial use of voter registration information is prohibited by law and is a misdemeanor.
Voter information may be provided to a candidate for office, a ballot measure committee, or other person for election, scholarly,
journalistic, political, or governmental purposes, as determined by the Secretary of State.
Driver’s license and social security numbers, or your signature as shown on your voter registration card,
cannot be released for these purposes. If you have any questions about the use of voter information or wish to report
suspected misuse of such information, please call the Secretary of State’s Voter Protection and Assistance Hotline
(800) 345-VOTE or (916) 657-2166.
Certain voters facing life-threatening situations may qualify for confidential voter status.
For more information, please contact the Secretary of State’s Safe At Home program or visit the
Secretary of State’s Web site at http://www.sos.ca.gov/safeathome.