Voter Registration / Information
Report of Registration for Stanislaus County as of August 18, 2016
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Who May Register And Vote
A person is entitled to register to vote in Stanislaus County if they are:
- A U.S. citizen
- A resident of California
- A resident of Stanislaus County
- Not in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony
- At least 18 years of age on the date of the election
California elections law denies the right to vote to persons who have been determined mentally incompetent.
How And Where To Register To Vote
To register to vote, a person needs to complete and sign a Voter Registration Form and mail it to the Elections Office of the Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters. These forms are pre-addressed and postage paid. (Some forms carry the California Secretary of State's address or the address of another county - these forms can be used.)
Voter registration forms are available at the Elections Division, 1021 “I” Street, Suite 101, Modesto, CA 95354.
Located at the corner of 11th and I Streets.
Forms are also available at:
- Post offices
- Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices
- City Clerk offices
- Public libraries
- Chambers of Commerce
- High schools
You may also call the Stanislaus County Elections Office / Registrar of Voters, (209) 525-5200, to have one mailed to you.
The California Secretary of State's Office has a Voter Registration Form.
It is available at the following website: California Secretary of State website. Click on "Elections," then look for the Voter Registration section.
How To Change Name - Address - Political Party
- Have gotten married and/or changed your name
- Moved within the County and need to change your address
- Wish to change your political party;
You may simply complete another Voter Registration Card, mail it and we will update your registration to reflect the change.
Deadline To Register For An Election
You must be registered at least 15 days prior to an election to vote in that election. Once you are registered, you will remain on the rolls and be eligible to vote until you move out of the county or become ineligible. Failure to vote in an election does not make you ineligible.
Disclaimer: The information contained in these pages was valid at the time of publication. The County Clerk / Recorder / Registrar of Voters reserves the right to modify, update, change or make improvements at any time, without notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies.