Doing your civic duty: Last day to register to vote is Monday

Posted at 12:24 PM, May 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-20 15:24:47-04

The last day to register to vote is Monday. 

In order to vote on Primary Election Day, June 5, voter registrations must be postmarked or received in the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office by May 21. 

Voters can check the California online voter registration system to see their status. To be eligible to vote, the resident must be a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age, and not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction. 

Voters who moved or changed their name must complete a new voter registration card. Paper registration forms are available at the following locations in San Luis Obispo County:

  • Post offices
  • City halls
  • Libraries
  • Banks
  • Notary offices
  • Utility companies
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • County Clerk-Recorder’s offices in San Luis Obispo and Atascadero

To help residents understand more about the upcoming election, there are sample ballots and state voter information guides available at this website

There is an after-hours elections drop-off slot outside the Monterey Street doors of the Government Center located at 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

For further information, contact the County Clerk-Recorder Elections Division at (805) 781-5228.