Voting How-To's and the Next Election
Easy Voter Guide
The 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.
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.
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, etc.
Election Preview - Televised Candidate and Issue Forums: Watch the candidates and issues as presented by Contra Costa TV, the Contra Costa County Elections Department, the Contra Costa Library, and the West County and Diablo Valley Leagues of Women Voters. These cover the candidates for county Auditor Controller, District Attorney, Superintendent of Schools, and Supervisor District 4, as well as state Assembly District 11, and Martinez Measures I and F and Regional Measure 3. For a full schedule of when these will be shown on Comcast channel 27, Astound channel 32 and AT&T U-verse channel 99, or to find online videos, visit cocovote.us/election-preview/.
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.