Who can register to vote?
An individual must meet the following qualifications as provided in §3101, Title 3 GCA to be a registered voter on Guam:
- Must not be confined to a mental institution;
- Must not be judicially declared insane;
- Must not be committed under a sentence of imprisonment;
- Must be a citizen of the United States;
- Must be 18 years of age by the day set for an election; and
- Must be a resident of Guam.
What you need to register
You must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. A U.S. Passport, Certificate of U.S. Citizenship, or Certificate of Naturalization alone is sufficient. If you do not have either of these documents, please provide the Registrar with an original or certified copy of one document from list (i) AND one document from list (ii) of 3GCA §3102 (excerpted here for your convenience):
(b) Written evidence of U.S.citizenship for purposes of this Section shall include:
- (1) U.S.Passport;
- (2) Certificate ofU. S.Citizenship; Certificate of Naturalization;
- (3) a combination of one (1) document from list (i) and one (1) document from list (ii) as follows:
- (A) certification of birth abroad issued by the Department of State;
- (B) original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, municipal authority, commonwealth district or outlying possession of theUnited Statesbearing an official seal;
- (C) Native American Tribal document;
- (D) U.S. Citizen ID Card; and
- (E) government of Guam Cedula;
- (A) driver’s license or ID card issued by a state or outlying possession of the United States; provided, it contains a photograph or information suchas name, date of birth, sex, height, eye color and address;
- (B) ID card issued by Federal, state or local government agencies or entities; provided, it contains a photograph or information, such as name, date of birth, sex, height, eye color and address;
- (C) school ID card with a photograph;
- (D) voter’s registration card;U.S.Military card or draft record; military dependent’s ID card; and
- (E) U.S.Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card.
Where to register
You may register to vote by completing an Affidavit of Registration at the Guam Election Commission (Suite 200 2nd Flr GCIC Bldg in Hagåtña) at any time of the calendar year; and with a deputized Registration Clerk (registrar) at your Village Mayor’s Office or your public high-school or college campus when available.
When to register
You can register at the Guam Election Commission offices (see footer) during normal business hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Mon-Fri (except on Government of Guam holidays). The last day to register is 10 days prior to an election.
Renewing your registration
Once registered, you do not need to register again unless you did not vote in the last two General Elections; or are transferring your voting district. Failure to renew your registration in the above instances will prevent you from voting.
Election Polling Sites & Voter Precincts
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Office Up for Election
Registration Deadline for Special Election
Wednesday, May 16, 2015