Last Chance to Register to Vote in Primary Election

The deadline to register to vote in the state's primary election, held June 5, is May 21, and the deadline to submit a request to vote by mail is May 29.

With all the campaign commercials, stump speeches and kissing of babies, it might be difficult to actually remember to register to vote in California's upcoming June 5 primary election.

That's why Gilroy Patch is here to remind you that the deadline for voters looking to cast their ballots in the election season's first round is Monday, May 21.

To register to vote in Santa Clara County, voters can pick up a registration form from the Gilroy City Clerk's office, located inside , between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Registrants can also call the Santa Clara Registrar of Voters at 1-866-VOTE.

For those that wish to vote by mail, the deadline to submit a request for a vote by mail ballot is Tuesday, May 29 at 5 p.m. Only registered voters can request a vote by mail ballot.

The city clerk's office will be serving as a collection site for vote-by-mail ballots every Tuesday and Thursday until the primary. Vote-by-mail ballots for all precincts within Santa Clara County can be deposited at the clerk's office before they're picked by the Registrar of Voters (ROV).

What: Last chance to register to vote in the state's June 5 primary.

When/Where: Monday, May 21 is the deadline. Voter registration forms can be picked up at the Gilroy City Clerk's office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by calling the county's ROV at 1-866-VOTE.

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