Elections and Voting

Elections and Voting

Yard signs, Your Vote Matters and Get the Facts Before You Vote

Register to Vote

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

  • Click here to find out if you are registered in Contra Costa County.
  • Click here to register to vote in California.

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

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November 3rd Election Information

Coming soon!

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Voter Resources 

Voters' Edge California: Enter your address and zip code to 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. (Click here to see the Voters' Edge PSA created by the California League.)

MapLight: MapLight is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that reveals the influence of money in politics, informs and empowers voters, and advances reforms that promote a more responsive democracy. You can search to see which individuals and organizations are donating money to Candidates (state level and above--not local), and to state initiatives. MapLight provides Voter's Edge with information about money. Check out this valuable resource today!

Easy Voter GuideThe Easy Voter Guide helps new voters and busy voters learn about how to vote and what will be on the ballot in statewide elections. It also helps people learn how to make change in their community. 

Elections in California: Learn about preparing to vote, voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, and other useful information about California elections. 

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School Voter Education Activities

We provide assistance to schools and other institutions on voter registration and how to gather information before voting. Please contact the League at voter.services [at] lwvdv.org if you want us to work with your school or group.