Elections & Voting

Information about voter registration and voting, your ballot for the next election and archives of candidate statements in past elections.

Register to Vote | Voter Information | Easy Voter Guide | Pros & Cons on Statewide Ballot Measures |  Partnership with FoCE | Election Services

Register to Vote

 As Americans, it is our civic duty to vote and engage in our political process. The people we choose to represent us will have an enormous impact on our lives, so registering to vote and participating in the democratic process remains as crucial as ever.

Register to vote at sos.ca.gov

 

Voter Information

Get the facts before voting! Use Voter's Edge California.Voters Edge
  • Use your address to get a personalized ballot.
  • Get in-depth info on candidates, measures, and who supports them.
  • Check where, when, and how to vote.
  • Keep track of your choices and use them to vote.
  • Share and start the conversation!

More Voting Resources:

Easy Voter Guide

The Easy Voter Guide helps voters learn about how to vote and what will be on the ballot in statewide or presidential elections. It also helps people learn how to change their community through exercising their right to vote.
 

 

Pros & Cons on Statewide Ballot Measures

There are 11 statewide propositions on the November 6 ballot. Find out more about them here and on Voter's Edge.

LWV of Sacramento County Partners with FoCE

The League of Women Voters is proud to announce our continued partnership with the Future of California Elections. FoCE, formed in 2011, is a collaboration between election officials, civil rights organizations and election reform advocates who aim to examine and address the challenges facing California's election system.

FoCE is committed to supporting the modernization of California elections to ensure the participation and engagement of voters. 

Priorities for 2018: 

  • Improve Californians' access to voter registration
  • Improve Californians' voting experience
  • Improve Californians' election administration system

Goals 

  • Assisting with online voter registration 
  • Cultivating support for election reforms among the public 
  • Educating young voters on civic engagement and encourage their commitment to civic participation 
  • Researching ways California can modernize its voting technology to increase voting participation 
  • Developing effective elections policy and practical regulations that reflect voters needs

Election Services

The LWV provides election services for private organizations including homeowners' associations. The LWV can be a neutral party and act as "Inspector of Elections" retaining custody and counting ballots.