State releases latest report on voter registration — nearly 3.15 million more registered voters since last gubernatorial primary

Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. released the latest statewide Report of Registration ahead of the June 7, 2022, Statewide Primary Election.

As of April 8, 2022, there were 22,004,006 registered voters in California. This is an increase of 3,149,177 registered voters since the last Report of Registration at a similar point in a gubernatorial election cycle (April 6, 2018). Click here to view the complete statewide Report of Registration.

“I am proud that California voters are stepping up and registering to vote,” Secretary Weber said. “With universal vote-by-mail and other voting options, casting your ballot is easier than ever.

Remember, if you’ve moved or changed your name since the last election, you can quickly and easily update registration information online at registertovote.ca.gov. If you are unsure of your voter registration status, you can verify your information quickly and easily using the My Voter Status tool at voterstatus.sos.ca.gov.”

Since the last 60-Day Report of Registration for a Primary in a gubernatorial election year (April 6, 2018):

The total voter registration in the state increased from 18,854,829 to 22,004,006.

The percentage of eligible Californians who are registered to vote increased from 75.03 percent to 81.65 percent. The percentage of voters who have no party preference decreased from 25.11% to 22.77 percent. The percentage of voters registered with a qualified political party increased from 74.12 percent to 76.03 percent.

The Report of Registration includes:

  • Voter registration by political party, by county, city, congressional district, state senate district, and state assembly district.
  • Statewide voter registration by age group by county.
  • Historical comparisons to previous reports in gubernatorial primary years.
  • Reports on political bodies attempting to qualify as political parties (by county).