Who is on the ballot in the next election? What did candidates promise in the last election? How to register to vote? ...and more
May 21 is Election Day
for your ballot information.
Lady Gaga's Suffrage Video - set to Bad Romance
Enjoy : Lady Gaga's Women's Suffrage video
,a parody music video paying homage to Alice Paul and the brave women who joined her in the fight to pass the 19th Amendment.
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.
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.
"The Dog Ate My Ballot" and Other Reasons Some Don't Head for the Polls
We've all heard it. The reasons people give for not voting. "It takes too much time." "I don't like the candidates." To talk more about the reasons people don't vote and what can be done to encourage them to participate in elections, The California Report's Rachael Myrow checked in with Jenny Waggoner. She's president of the League of Women Voters for California. The League has just conducted some new research on voter participation, or lack thereof.
To hear this report, click below and then click the arrow on the media bar to start the interview.