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Register to Vote

 Register online or by mail by October 19 or in person by November 3. Register online today.

Vote by mail

All mail-in ballots should be postmarked by November 3. Early voting starts October 5 so send it early.

Los Angeles Urban League Voter Guide

Download our voter guide and learn about our positions on the propositions.

The last day to vote is Tuesday, November 3 (election Day)

Registration Deadlines

Online: Oct. 19
By mail: Postmarked by Oct. 19
In person: Nov. 3

Absentee Ballot Deadlines

Request: Oct. 27
Return by mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3
Return in person: Nov. 3 by 8:00 p.m.

California Propositions

Vote YES
PROP 16: ALLOWS DIVERSITY AS A FACTOR IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION, AND CONTRACTING DECISIONS. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
A YES vote means: Allowing diversity as a factor in public employment, education and contracting decisions as it pertains to race, sex, color, ethnicity, and national origin, to the extent allowed under federal and state law.
PROP 17: PROP RESTORES RIGHT TO VOTE AFTER COMPLETION OF PRISON TERM. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.

A YES vote means: Restoring the right to vote after completion of prison term to people on state parole who are U.S. citizens, residents of CA and at least 18 years of age would be able to vote, if they register to vote.

PROP 18: AMENDS CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION TO PERMIT 17-YEAR-OLDS TO VOTE IN PRIMARY AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS IF THEY WILL TURN 18 BY THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION AND BE OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
A YES vote means: An amendment to the CA Constitution that permits 17-year-olds to vote in the Primary and Special elections if they turn 18 by the next General election.
PROP 21: EXPANDS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS’ AUTHORITY TO ENACT RENT CONTROL ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
A YES vote means: Expanding local governments authority to enact rent control on residential property under current law.
PROP 25: A REFERENDUM ON LAW THAT REPLACED MONEY BAIL WITH SYSTEM BASED PUBLIC SAFETY AND FLIGHT RISK.
A YES vote means: No one would pay bail or be charged a fee as a condition of being released from jail. Instead, people would be released automatically or based on their assessed risk of committing another crime or not appearing in court if released.
Vote NO
PROP 20: RESTRICTS PAROLE FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES CURRENTLY CONSIDERED TO BE NON-VIOLENT. AUTHORIZES FELONY SENTENCES FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES CURRENTLY TREATED ONLY AS MISDEMEANORS. INITIATIVE STATUTE

A NO vote means: There would not be a change to the state’s process of releasing certain inmates only and no increased penalties for people who commit certain theft-related crimes. Law enforcement would continue, as required, to collect DNA samples from adults arrested for a felony or those required to register as sex offenders or arsonists.

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