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Election Info

Candidate Forums. Who is on the ballot in the next election? How to register to vote? ...and more

Eden Area Election Calendar 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Statewide ballot measures: League of Women California Recommends + Nov. 2016 Ballot Measures

Sept. 21: Hayward Candidate Forum, Hayward City Hall

Oct 5: San Leandro Candidate Forum, San Leandro Library

Oct. 6: San Lorenzo School Board Forum, SLZ Library

Oct. 18: Castro Valley School Board and Sanitary District Candidates, Castro Valley Library

Voter Guides

Voter Information

Smart Voter

Smart Voter: Key in your address and zip code, see the contests on your ballot. Then click away and find information on candidates and ballot measures -- from the League and other nonpartisan sources. Archives of past elections available with election results. Go to Smart Voter

See more information on elections in California: preparing to vote, voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, etc.

Additional Websites for candidates and ballot measures

Easy Voter Guide is a list of all the candidates and state ballot measures with information on each. (Highly recommended for simple explanation on ballot propositions) is a list of financial supports for the propositions

CA Fair Political Practices will give you information about campaign contributions and spending limits.

CA Secretary of State will give you information on reporting and disclosure obligations for candidates and campaign committees under the Political Reform Act.

Cal Access will give you the financial reports of campaign committees.

Easy Voter Guide
Voters Edge
CA Fair Political Practices Comm
CA Secretary of State

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?

See information about registering to vote in California: deadlines, cost, requirements, how to register, political parties, registration drives, living overseas, etc.