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Sunday, February 10, 2008

Register To Vote

Let Your Voice Count.
Register 2 Vote

With this being a presidential election year, with national, state, and local issues of importance coming before the voters, now is the time to register to vote.

The following is important information to make sure your voter registration is current:

Voter registration cards are available at the following locations:

* local Post Office
* Department of Motor Vehicles
* local Library
* local City Clerk Offices
* Contra Costa County Elections Office

Fill out Voter Registration Cards CLEARLY in dark ink and always make sure you SIGN your name in order for your registration to be valid.

If you live in an apartment, always make sure you fill in the apartment number of your residence address.

Once your affidavit of registration is submitted to the Contra Costa County Election Department for processing, you should receive WRITTEN NOTIFICATION within 3-4 weeks. If you do not receive notification, please contact Contra Costa County Elections at 925-646-4166.


See: Contra Costa Voter Registration Information

Register to Vote Online

California On-line Voter Registration

Complete this on-line form and the Secretary of State of California will mail a typed registration form to you. After you receive the pre-typed form, just sign it and mail it to your county election official. They recommend you use this service at least one month prior to election day to avoid missing your opportunity to vote due to postal delays.

Once you receive your form in the mail, which takes approximately 7 to 14 days, you must sign, date, and return it by mail to the county elections official on the return address side of the voter registration card. Please make sure all of the information is correct and drop it back in the mail. State of California will pay for the postage!

For security purposes, full on-line voter registration is not yet available and current law requires the voter's original signature be affixed to the VRC, by completing the information requested in the on-line form of the state website, a registration card with your information will be printed and mailed to you.

You can also download the voter registration form, print it out, fill it out completely, sign it, and mail it back directly to:

Contra Costa

Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk
555 Escobar Street
P O Box 271
Martinez, CA 94553

(925) 335-7800
(925) 335-7842 Fax
Toll Free (Domestic) 1-877-335-7802

Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm


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