VOTER RESOURCES

Let's Get
Ready to Vote!

We’ve compiled some helpful voter resources so you can be ready to vote when ballots drop in October! We’ll be expanding this and adding more links to helpful information such as voter guides from our local partners and community organizations, so be sure to check back for the most up-to-date information. 

KEY DATES

October 2022
November 2022 calendar

October 6

All registered voters will begin to receive the ballot by mail

October 10-November 1

PROCESSING OF VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS 

EMERGENCY VOTE BY MAIL | Between these dates, any voter may request a Vote By Mail ballot if they are unable to go to a Vote Center.

October 24

REGISTRATION CLOSES | Last day to transfer or register to vote in the election.

October 29 - November 5

POLLING CENTERS OPEN | Vote Centers provide modern features to make voting safe, easy, and convenient. Find your polling location at the link above! Vote Centers also serve as a Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Box location – no need to wait, simply drop off your voted ballot at the front.

The Norwalk Headquarters is available for early voting 29 days prior to the election.

12400 Imperial Highway, Room 3201, Norwalk, CA 90650

October 25 - November 8

NEW CITIZEN ELIGIBILITY TO REGISTER AND VOTE | A new citizen is eligible to register and vote at any official election location.

November 8

ELECTION DAY & DEADLINE FOR VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS | Vote in-person from 7AM – 8PM.

LA DEFENSA EXPLAINS

Ever wonder exactly what our elected officials are supposed to be doing in their positions? Are you looking for information on who the judges are, and why we should vote for them?

Our team has put together a some helpful posts for you that explains these questions, and more, so you can make an informed decision about the candidates you vote for in this election. 

LA County Resources

LA COUNTY EXPLAINER VIDEOS

LA County has put together a set of videos for helping voters understand the process and their rights.  

Videos include information like how to track your ballot, election security FAQs, understanding your voter rights, information about provisional and vote-by-mail ballots, and more. 

CA State Resources

GUIDE TO VOTING (CA)

The California Secretary Of State created a comprehensive voter guide in PDF format that takes you through every step of the process.

Vote 2022!

MORE RESOURCES FROM CA.GOV

The Voter Outreach page contains many more resources and links, including literature in English, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese. Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai. and Vietnamese.