Candidate Forums

 General Election November 6, 2018

Candidate Forums Nov. 2018 Cupertino-Sunnyvale

As part of its mission to provide non-partisan political information, Leagues provide live forums where all candidates for an office are invited to answer questions from the public. Many of these forums wil be recorded and posted on the web. 

Links to videos of these forums will be posted here as they become available. 


Researching the Candidates for Office November 6, 2018

Statewide Candidates

The Official Voter Information Guide (VIG) for the November 2018 General Election, published by the California Secretary of State, is now available as a PDF file.

The Guide has candidate information for state-wide offices, as well as detailed information about the 11 Propositions on the ballot.  

The Guide has brief job descriptions and Candidate Statements for the following offices:

  • United States Senate
  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • Controller
  • Treasurer
  • Attorney General
  • Insurance Commissioner
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Member, State Board of Equalization (4 Districts)
  1. VIG Online: An HTML version of the guide will be available after September 7, 2018 from the Secretary of State site. 
  2. Mobile VIG: If you are a Santa Clara County resident you can access the guide, and even more election information, on your cell phone using the free SCCVOTE Mobile App, available in the Apple App Store or the Google Play store.
  3. Green VIG: This year's Voter Guide, automatically mailed to every registered voter, is almost 100 pages long! You can help make Santa Clara county green by opting out of receiving the paper copy. Go to the County Voter Information Guide Delivery Options page


Santa Clara County Candidates

The official list of all candidates for office in Santa Clara County has been posted online.


Keep coming back - more information sources will be listed as they become available.