Elections and Voter Registration

The Humboldt County Office of Elections strives to ensure that all eligible residents are able to exercise their right to vote; that elections are held in a fair, accurate, and efficient manner; and to provide reliable information and the best possible service to voters, media, and other interested parties.


The County of Humboldt, Registrar of Voters and Office of Elections is soliciting proposals to provide a comprehensive, modern voting system to design ballots, collect, count, tabulate and report votes for all elections held in the County. The selected respondent shall provide software, hardware, and implementation services and support for any or all categories listed below including training, maintenance and warranties. Click this link to

We are looking for Poll Workers to help with the 2020 Presidential Primary Election (March 3rd) and Presidential General Election (November 3rd). 

Visit our Poll Worker page for more information.

​Complete your Poll Worker Application today!

Conditional voting is here! 

Sometimes called "same day voting", conditional voting is now an option for Humboldt County residents. Beginning January 1, 2017, Humboldt County residents can come into the Humboldt County Office of Elections on Election Day and conditionally vote. More information about conditional voting, including who is eligible to vote conditionally, is available on our Conditional Voting page.  


On June 19-20, 2019, the County of Humboldt teamed up with the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) to offer a free two-day workshop for filers and filing officers. Thanks to everyone who helped make this workshop a success!

Below are links to materials from the workshop. 

Election Cycle Changes 

Pursuant to Senate Bill 415, many school and special districts in Humboldt County are required to move to even-year general elections to increase voter turnout. Other districts are electing to move for the same reason. Voters within these districts will receive notification postcards by mail.

Election Cycle Change Statuses

School Districts.
Special Districts.