The deadline to register to vote in order to cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 general election is Monday, Oct. 22.
Applications submitted online at RegisterToVote.ca.gov prior to midnight Monday will be honored, as will paper forms postmarked by the deadline. Paper applications are available at the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division, Department of Motor Vehicle offices, post offices, public libraries and other locations.
California residents may register to vote if they are U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old by Election Day, not adjudicated as mentally incompetent and not precluded because of certain criminal convictions. A person must re-register to vote after moving, changing names or changing political party preference.
For more information, contact the SMC Registration & Elections Division at 650-312-5222, or www.shapethefuture.org, or the office of the San Carlos City Clerk, Christine Boland at (650) 802-4219 or by email at email@example.com.