Register to Vote Deadline San Diego October 24

Register to vote by October 24 to have a voice in the Nov. 8 presidential general election.

San Diegans who want to vote in this presidential election have just one week to register.

The deadline to register to vote in San Diego is Monday, October 24. The Registrar’s office will be open until 8 p.m. Anyone whose signature can be confirmed through the Department of Motor Vehicles records, can register online before midnight.

Find more information at in English, Spanish, Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese.

For those voters who wish to vote by mail-in ballot, the deadline to enter a request is Tuesday, November 1.

Find the application online at or on the back of your sample ballot and voter information pamphlet sent in the mail. All applications must be in house at the Registrar’s office by 5 p.m. Those who selected to vote by mail when they registered need not reapply.

A reminder on postage - this year's ballot is two pages and will cost 67 cents to mail back. If you cannot pay the difference, the registrar will pay the extra 20 cents. They say they do not want ballots tossed aside just because there is not nough postage. 

The San Diego County Registrar of Voters is sending a record-breaking number of mail-in ballots this year. 

The 960,000 ballots being mailed to more than 60 percent of voters in San Diego County represents the highest number of mail-in ballots ever sent by the registrar, staffers tell NBC 7 San Diego.

On the ballot this year, there are over 180 decisions to make when voting.

The Registrar of Voters is located at 5600 Overland Ave., San Diego, 92123.

To learn more about the Nov. 8 election, call (858) 565-5800 or visit

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