County of Marin - Press Releases - Voter Registration

For Immediate Release
October 16, 2013

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

To cast a ballot, Marin residents must be registered by Oct. 21

San Rafael, CA -- You only have a few more days to register to vote in the Nov. 5 Uniform District Election in Marin County. The deadline is Oct. 21.

Voters may register or update registrations at or fill out and mail a voter registration form, which must be postmarked on or before Oct. 21. The Marin County Elections Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day. The office is at the Marin Civic Center Administration Building, 3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 121, San Rafael.

Postage-paid voter registration forms are available at post offices, libraries, city/town clerks offices and the Department of Motor Vehicles.  Call (415) 473-6456 for more information.

Voting is already under way. The Elections Office mailed ballots to more than 100,000 vote-by-mail voters on Oct. 7. Voters who do not receive a ballot in the mail but want to vote by mail in the November election may apply for a ballot in one of the following ways:

  • In person at the Elections Office during regular office hours
  • In writing until Oct. 29 by using the application on the back cover of the Voter Information Pamphlet.
  • Mailing or faxing a request to Registrar of Voters, Marin County Civic Center, Suite 121, P.O. Box E, San Rafael, CA 94913. Fax 415-473-6447. 

A new smartphone-friendly website has been developed to help voters make their choices about political candidates and ballot measures.

For more information about voting in Marin, call (415) 473-6456 or visit  


Melvin Briones
Assistant Registrar of Voters
Elections Department

Marin Civic Center Administration Building
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6443
Email: Melvin Briones
Elections website