May 23 last day to register to vote
Election is on June 7
–As preparations for the Presidential Primary Election continue, San Luis Obispo County voters are reminded that Monday, May 23, is the last day to register to vote. Voter registrations must be postmarked or received in the County Clerk-Recorder’s office by May 23 for voters to be eligible to vote on June 7.
Voters can also now use the California online voter registration system available at www.slovote.com to register to vote up until midnight on May 23. Voters who have moved or wish to change their political party must complete a new voter registration card. Any voter registering by this deadline will receive a postcard with their polling place location. They will not receive the sample ballot booklet issued by the County or the state voter guide. However both of these publications are
available on the respective websites: www.slovote.com and www.sos.ca.gov.
Paper registration forms are available throughout San Luis Obispo County at the following locations: post offices, city halls, libraries, banks, notary offices, utility companies, DMV and the County Clerk-Recorder’s office in San Luis Obispo and Atascadero.
There is an after-hours elections drop-off slot outside the Monterey Street doors of the Government Center at 1055 Monterey St and registration forms will be available there for completion up until the deadline.
To be eligible to register to vote a person must be:
1. A United States Citizen
2. 18 years old on or before election day
3. Not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction
Any person with questions about registering to vote or any election issue may contact the County Clerk-Recorder Elections Division at (805) 781-5228.