Application for Voter Registration Information

California Election Code requires voter registration information to be provided for elections, scholarly, or governmental purposes. There is an application required for this information.

What Information is Available in a Voter File?

Voter registration information is available to any candidate for federal, state, or local office, to any committee for or against any initiative or referendum measure for which legal publication is made, and to any person for election, scholarly, journalistic, or political purposes, or for governmental purposes, as determined by the Secretary of State. To receive this information, you must fill out a Voter Information Request Form, and pay the associated fees for voter files. A voter file may contain some or all of the following information:

  • First name / last name
  • Birth date and birth place
  • Permanent Vote by Mail voter status
  • Date last voted
  • Residence and mailing address
  • Political Party
  • Precinct number /group
  • Date of registration
  • Voting history for countywide elections from the last 5 statewide elections
  • Email address (if provided by the voter)
  • Telephone number (if provided by the voter)