Voter Requirements and Registration
Voters must be 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and registered with Los Angeles County as a Gardena resident at least 15 days before the date of the election. Registration forms are available in the City Hall lobby, the City Clerk’s Office, and at libraries, DMV’s and post offices. An online voter registration form is also available at the Secretary of State’s website. Click here for Secretary of State’s website. Additional information on voter requirements and registration can be found at the County of Los Angeles Register-Recorder’s website or by calling (562) 466-1323.
Absentee “Vote by Mail” Ballot Applications
Any qualified voter may apply for an absentee –“vote by mail”– ballot up to seven (7) days before an election. Application forms for city elections are available on the back cover of the voter’s mailed Sample Ballot pamphlet, at the Gardena City Clerk’s Office, and from this website preceding a City election. For State and Federal elections, including special, primary, and presidential, Absentee Ballot applications are available on the back cover of the voter’s mailed Sample Ballot pamphlet, and at the County of Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office, Elections Division. Voters may also visit L.A. County’s web site at www.lavote.net to download an application form, or call (562) 466-1323 for specific application and election information.