Nonpartisan Voter Resources Available to Japanese-Speaking Californians

By October 27, 2014No Comments

By JACL National Staff

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Secretary of State Debra Bowen is inviting Japanese-language media and community organizations to help link voters to nonpartisan election information in Japanese.

Following are the state’s top Japanese-language resources for the Nov. 4 General Election.


• Voter Hotline: (800) 339-2865


• Voter Registration Application: RegisterToVote.ca.gov (Oct. 20 is the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 4 election.)


• Vote-by-Mail Ballot Request: www.sos.ca.gov/elections/Outreach/multilingual/vmb/jp-vmb.pdf (Oct. 28 is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the Nov. 4 election.)


• Voter Bill of Rights: www.sos.ca.gov/elections/Outreach/multilingual/vbr/jp-voter-bill-rights.pdf


• State Voter Information Guide: www.voterguide.sos.ca.gov/ja/alt-versions


• Information for New Voters: www.sos.ca.gov/elections/new-voter

Originally published on October 17, 2014