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Live Results

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National Representatives

County Representatives

State Representatives

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City Representatives

City Representatives

City Measures

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City District Seats

City District Seats

State Ballot Measures

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School Seats

School Seats

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FAQ

Where can I find voter guides and information?

Our voter guide was updated Oct. 28 to include more city races.

Here’s a rundown of the biggest campaign spenders in Anaheim, Santa Ana and Irvine.

The OC Registrar of Voters has a full list of candidates and ballot items.

Infographics on the voting process: Turnout | Voting Methods | Vote by Mail | Ballot Drop Off Map | Ballot Counting

How can I register to vote?

Register to vote. The process is completed on the California Secretary of State website. You will need your driver’s license number and the last four digits of your social security number. Allow a minimum of 48 hours for your registration to be reviewed. Make sure all fields are accurate.

Register via conditional voter registration. Since Jan. 1, 2017 Conditional Voter Registration is available the 14 days prior to an election and on Election Day for voters who miss the standard voter registration deadline. Through this process, people can register to vote and vote in a provisional ballot and their vote will later be counted after their registration has been certified. Check the status of your conditional registration and ballot here.

Access specific military voter information and services.  This helps make sure people serving in the military have access to register and vote in every election.

Find a voter registration application in your language. Available language links: Español Spanishहिन्दी Hindi中文 Chinese日本語 Japaneseខ្មែរ Khmer한국어 KoreanTagalogภาษาไทย Thai and Tiếng Việt Vietnamese.

Update your voter registration. Life changes including changing your name or changing your home address require that you update your registration.

Update or correct minor information on your voter registration including the associated email address or language preference.

Verify your voter registration. Once you’ve done this, through the same link you can do other activities including downloading your sample ballot, tracking your mail-in ballot and viewing your voter informational guide.

Request a certified copy of your voter registration. Paperwork including filing for a divorce or applying for a student loan may require a certified copy of your registration.

Cancel your voter registration.

Send notice of an incorrect voter registered to your home address.

Send notification of a deceased voter.

How do I vote by mail?

All registered voters in Orange County will receive a vote-by-mail ballot. 

Drop off your ballot at a vote center, a ballot drop box or your nearest USPS Post Office or Mailbox. 

Find instructions on how to fill out your mail-in-ballot.

How can I report voting issues?

We are working with ProPublica to gather voting issue tips and send them for investigation to local journalists.

  • •  SMS: Text VOTE, VOTA (for Spanish) or 投票 (for Chinese) to 81380 (standard text rates apply).
  • •  WhatsApp: Send the word VOTE, VOTA (for Spanish) or 投票 (for Chinese) to 1-850-909-8683.
  • •  Facebook: Go to m.me/electionland.
  • •  Online: Complete this form.

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