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SMC: #1 CCC in Students Registered to Vote for 2021

The California Secretary of State’s Students Vote Project has released the official results for the 2021 California University and College Ballot Bowl: Registration Rumble.  Santa Monica College captured the #1 spot for the largest number of students registered to vote in the CCC category.  A full breakdown can be found on the Ballot Bowl Results webpage.

SMC is a Voting Center!

Voting Center Information:

Located in the Cayton Center Faculty Lounge next to the Cafeteria. 


  • Saturday, November 5, through Monday, November 7, 2022: Early Voting period
    • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • November 8, 2022: California Statewide General Election
    • 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM*
      *Voting hours will be extended past 8 p.m. for any voter in line at the time of closing.  Pursuant to California Elections Code, any voter in line at time of closing shall be provided the opportunity to receive and cast a ballot.

Vote Early!

All registered California voters will get a ballot in the mail.  Click here to register to vote (15 days before an election, to get your mail-in ballot).

  • Mail in your ballot ahead of time
  • Drop your ballot in an official Ballot Dropbox
  • Drop off your ballot at a vote center
  • Vote in person at a vote center

Vote Centers in L.A. County


Track Your Ballot

Track your Ballot

All voters can get critical updates on their ballots through California's official "Where's My Ballot?" tracking tool.  Signing up takes lass than 3 minutes!

What You Can Track

What it tracksYou can select to receive notifications on the status of your vote-by-mail ballot by test (SMS), email, or voice call, including alerts if there are any issues with your ballot and instructions for how to correct them to make sure your vote is counted.

Election Volunteer and Work Opportunities

Election Resources 

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Register to Vote

This page will allow you to register to vote by submitting an affidavit through the Secretary of State's online voter registration system.

Secretario de Estado - Registrarse para votar

Secretary of State - Voting In California