FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Shannon Bushey
May 15, 2014 1-408-282-3008
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters will extend its hours on Monday, May 19th, the last day to register to vote in the June 3rd Primary Election.
The Registrar’s Office at 1555 Berger Drive, Building 2, in San Jose will stay open until 7:00 pm to process last-minute voter registration forms.
“Registering to vote is one of our most fundamental rights as citizens,” said Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey. “The Registrar’s Office is here to answer your questions and make sure you’re ready to make your voice heard on Election Day.”
Voters should complete a new registration form if they have moved, changed their name, or would like to change their political party preference. To register to vote in Santa Clara County, a voter must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, a Santa Clara County resident, and not in prison or on parole for a felony.
Register to Vote Online
Voters can access the California Online Voter Registration system at registertovote.ca.gov. The system will use the voter’s DMV signature from their California driver’s license or identification card to complete the process online. Voters can also print their registration forms to sign and return by mail. Online registrations will be accepted as meeting Monday’s deadline as long as they are completed before midnight.
Paper registration forms that are postmarked on May 19th are also accepted. Paper registration forms are also available at post offices, public libraries, fire stations, city halls, and most local government offices.
For more information, contact the Registrar of Voters’ Office at 1-408-299-VOTE (8683) or toll-free at 1-866-430-VOTE (8683), or visit www.sccvote.org.
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