Every Vote Counts


First Vote -- a documentary

For a limited time (10/25/20-11/1/20) view the documentary First Vote. Then, attend the Q&A with local filmmaker, Yi Chen. For more information, see our calendar. The film features a diverse cross section of politically engaged Chinese American voters. Brought to you by the Berkeley Public Library.

Dates and Deadlines

  • October 5    Alameda County begins mailing ballots.
  • October 19  Last day to register to vote.
  • October 27  Last day to request mail-in ballot.
  • November 3  Vote! Your mail-in ballot must be postmarked on or before November 3.
  • October 5 - November 3    Vote in person at Alameda County Registrar of Voters.
  • October 31 - November 3  Vote in person at any Accessible Voting Location.

Register To Vote

  • Register Online 
  • Paper Registration Application  -  Pick up a paper application at Alameda County Registrar of Voters. Or call their office to have one mailed to you. 510-267-8683 or 800-345-8683.
  • In Berkeley, pick one up at the office of the City Clerk.
  • Alameda County Voter Registration FAQs.

Vote By Mail or Drop Box

Vote in Person

Information for Voters - Candidates & Propositions