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News Too Real Election Edition, episode 1 - Here's a rundown of the Calif. General Election info.

By ONME Newswire


In this episode of News Too Real, producer host, Julia Dudley Najieb reviews the latest election information concerning the state of California. From the last day to register to how to get an absentee ballot, Najieb reviews the several week election schedule that is a part of the series.


As the November 8, 2022, General Elections approaches, California is informing potential voters of upcoming deadlines, and registered voters of upcoming voting options and deadlines.

The last day to register to vote for the November 8, 2022, General Election is October 24, 2022. People can register online here.


Registration Deadline

For people registering or re-registering less than 15 days before an election they will need to complete the Same-Day Voter Registration process and request a ballot in person at their county elections office or polling location.


For more information on voter registration and voting locations, contact your local county elections official.


For more information on voter registration and voting locations, contact your local county elections official.


What You Will Need

To register online you will need

  • Your California driver license or California identification card number,

  • The last four digits of your social security number and

  • Your date of birth.

Your information will be provided to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to retrieve a copy of your DMV signature.


If you do not have a California driver license or California identification card, you can still use this form to apply to register to vote. However, you will need to take additional steps to complete your voter registration.


What registered voters should know:

All California active registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 8, General Election. The County elections office will begin mailing ballots no later than October 10, 2022.


Registered voters can return their vote-by-mail ballot by mail with prepaid postage as long as it's postmarked on or before Election Day and received by November 15, 2022, or in-person to a secure ballot drop box, to a voting location or your county elections office by 8:00 p.m. on November 8, 2022.


The General Election ballot will include:

  • 7 Ballot Propositions

  • Statewide candidates for U.S. Senate, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer, Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner, Member of State Board of Equalization, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • U.S. Representative in Congress, State Senator, State Assembly Member

  • Supreme Court Justices, as well as other local candidates and local measures.