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May 24 Deadline to Register to Vote in June 8th Statewide Direct Primary Election

Monday, May 24th is the last day to register or re-register to vote in the June 8th, 2010 Statewide Direct Primary Election.

Mailed registration forms that are postmarked by May 24th will be accepted. Voters can also return their registration forms in person at the Registrar’s Office. For voters’ convenience, there is a white 24-hour drop-box located by the flag pole outside the Registrar’s Office.

Voters need to re-register only when they move, change their name, or would like to change their political party affiliation. Voters can check if they are registered to vote online at or by calling toll-free (866) 430-VOTE [8683] 24-hours a day.

Voter registration forms can be found at post offices, public libraries, fire stations, city halls and most local government offices. Registration forms are also available online at and at the Registrar’s Office, 1555 Berger Drive, Building 2, San Jose.

To register to vote in Santa Clara County, a voter must be at least 18 years old on Election Day, a U.S. citizen, and a Santa Clara County resident. They may not be in prison or on parole for a felony.

For more information, contact the Registrar of Voters’ Office at:

    Toll Free:    (866) 430-VOTE [8683]                     Spanish:            (408) 282-3095
    English:       (408) 299-VOTE [8683]                     Vietnamese:       (408) 282-3097
    TTY:          (408) 288-9820                                Chinese:            (408) 282-3086
    Online:                             Tagalog:            (408) 535-3916

Media Contact: Elma Rosas, Media Officer (408) 282-3008  
Posted: May 20, 2010