The Help America Vote Act requires first time voters to show identification when voting. If you registered to vote by mail after January 1, 2003 and have not previously voted in San Luis Obispo County you may be required to show one of the following:
- Your current valid photo I.D. or a copy of one of the following that shows your name and address when you go to the polls on election day
- Current Utility Bill
- Bank Statement
- Government Check
- Government Paycheck
- or a Government Document
The same requirement applies if you are voting by mail. You will be required to send a copy of one of the above with your voted Vote By Mail ballot. If you have questions about your status as a First Time Voter, contact us.