Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

​​August 27, 2021​

​​​​Contact: Voter Registration and Elections
(916) 875-6451

Registration Deadline Approaching and
Conditional Voter Registration to Begin


Monday, August 30, 2021, is the last day to register to vote or update your registration if you want to receive your ballot in the mail for the September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election. Residents are encouraged to register at or pick-up a voter registration form at any post office or the Elections Office at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento 95823. To be registered, the voter registration form must be filled out completely, signed and postmarked by August 30, or hand-delivered to the Elections Office by 5:00 p.m. on August 30.

Conditional Voter Registration (CVR) begins Tuesday, August 31, at the Elections Office and is available at all Vote Centers when they open (see Key Election Dates below). Conditional Voter Registration information is available on our website. Residents who are unsure of their voter registration status may use the voter registration lookup  on the website to determine their status.

Voters are encouraged to vote their ballot, sign their pink Vote by Mail envelope and return their ballots early. Information on the days and hours of operation for Ballot Drop Boxes and Vote Center locations is available on the VRE website at, or use the direct links below. 

For more information, contact VRE at (916) 875-6451, or use the toll-free voter assistance hotline at (800) 762-8019. The hotline has the ability to connect voters with disabilities with TTY (Text Telephone). 


Key Election Dates​

Open​ Now​​​​​

B​​allot Drop Boxes are located throughout the County and are open through Election Day. See the Ballot Drop Box list for locations, days and hours of operation.

Monday, August 30

Close of voter registration for the September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election. Voter registration forms must be postmarked by this date or delivered to the VRE Office at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento 95823 by 5:00 p.m. Online voter registration must be completed before midnight on this date at

Tuesday, Au​​gust 31

Conditional Voter Registration (CVR) begins

Saturday, Sept​​​ember 4

11 Day Vote Centers open

Tuesday, Sep​tember 7

Last day a Vote by Mail (VBM) ballot can be mailed to you. After this date, VBM ballots are only available at the VRE Office or Vote Centers

Saturday, September 11

All Vote Centers open throughout the County

Tuesday, September 14

Election Day ​


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