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Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters
For Immediate Release

<p>Deadline to register to vote for the 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election is Monday </p>

Santa Rosa,CA | August 27, 2021

The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office is reminding Sonoma County residents that the deadline to register to vote for the Sept. 14 California Gubernatorial Recall Election is Monday, Aug. 30, at 11:59 p.m. 


To be eligible to register to vote, one must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old on or before Election Day, and not in prison for the conviction of a felony. Voters who have recently moved or changed their name should re-register by the Aug. 30 deadline. Residents who miss the deadline still have the option to conditionally register and vote in person. Please contact the Registrar of Voters Office for further details about this process.


Those who are eligible to vote may register online at Postage-paid paper registration forms are available at many public and government offices including libraries, city halls, post offices and the Registrar of Voters Office. Online registration forms must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 30. Paper registration forms returned by mail must be postmarked on or before Aug. 30. Paper forms returned in person to the Registrar of Voters Office must be deposited into the office’s drive-through drop box by Aug. 30.


For more information about voter registration or other election matters, call (707) 565-6800, email, or visit the Registrar of Voters Office in person at 435 Fiscal Drive, Santa Rosa, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays). Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, anyone visiting the office should be prepared to wear a mask and follow county facility health guidelines.