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Guam - Register as a Voter

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Introduction

An electoral roll is a list of all those registered to vote, in a particular place.

Following are procedures on how you can register as a voter in Guam.

Eligibility

To register as a voter:

  • Applicant must not be confined in a mental institution
  • Not declared as judicially insane
  • Must not be committed under a sentence of imprisonment
  • Citizen of the United States
  • will turn 18 years old or older on election day
  • Resident of Guam

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Instructions

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Procedure

  1. To register as a voter, go to the Guam Election Commission located at Suite 200 2nd Flr GCIC Bldg in Hagåtña at any time of the calendar year. You can also register as a voter by visiting a deputized Registration Clerk (registrar) at your Village Mayor’s Office or your public high-school or college campus, if voters registration is available in those places.
  2. Fill out an Affidavit of Registration.
  3. Submit your affidavit to the election officer and present documents that will prove your identity and your nationality.


Renewing your registration

  • Once you have registered as voter, you do not need to register again in order to vote in every election, unless you did not vote in the last two General Elections; or are transferring to another voting district. Failure to renew your registration, will prevent you from voting.

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Required Documents

  • Completed Affidavit of Registration
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship (any of the following):
    • U.S. Passport
    • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship
    • Certificate of Naturalization


If you do not have any of these documents, please provide the Registrar with an original or certified copy of one document from list (1) AND one document from list (2):

(1)

  • certification of birth abroad issued by the Department of State
  • original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, municipal authority, commonwealth district or outlying possession of the United States bearing an official seal
  • Native American Tribal document
  • U.S. Citizen ID Card
  • government of Guam Cedula


(2)

  • driver’s license or ID card issued by a state or outlying possession of the United States; provided, it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, sex, height, eye colour and address
  • 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 colour and address
  • school ID card with a photograph
  • voter’s registration card; U.S.Military card or draft record; military dependent’s ID card
  • U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card.

Fees

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Validity

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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

2012 Elections Polling Sites & Voters/Precinct Data Sheet

Sample Documents

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Guam Election Commission
414 West Soledad Avenue, GCIC Bldg.
2nd Floor, Suite 200
Hagatna, GU 96910

Phone: +1-671-477-9791
Fax: +1-671-477-1895
Email:Vote@gec.guam.gov

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday (except holidays): 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m

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Video

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Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links

  • Guam Election Commission Website:
http://gec.guam.gov/for-voters/

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