Elections & Voting

Elections & Voting

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Visit Voter's Edge California to find all the facts before you vote. Enter your address and get your entire ballot and polling place.

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Enter your address to find your polling place, create your personalized voters' guide and find everything you need to vote! With your personalized guide, you will:

  1. see everything that will be on your ballot,
  2. compare candidates' positions side-by-side,
  3. print out a personalized ballot with your choices to take with you on Election Day.

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We're collecting resources to help you navigate the 2020 General Election on November 3, 2020. This list is not comprehensive, so please email us with any resources we should add to / or improve our collection at lwvsolano [at] gmail.com.

First presidential debate: Chris Wallace, Anchor, Fox News Sunday Tuesday, September 29, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
Vice presidential debate: Susan Page, Washington Bureau Chief, USA Today Wednesday, October 7, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
 
Second presidential debate (town meeting):Cancelled
 
Third presidential debate: Kristen Welker, Co-Anchor Weekend TODAY, White House Correspondent, NBC News Thursday, October 22, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
 
CA SECRETARY OF STATE VOTER RESOURCES:
> Start at vote.ca.gov
> Vote by Mail - How & Why It Works!
> How to Vote by Mail in California https://youtu.be/ILvmTjJjIkw via @YouTube
> Where's My Ballot? - Easy to use new tool for California Voters to Track their Vote https://youtu.be/VC4kTQMshH8
> Become a Poll Worker - All the information you need to get started PollWorker.sos.ca.gov
 
SOLANO COUNTY REGISTRAR OF VOTERS Excellent multipurpose site for almost all your election needs: Online Voter Registration (change your address, party, request a mail-in ballot, overseas voters, sign up for ballot alerts), District Maps, Candidate Information, Results, and much more.
 
Haven't Received Your Ballot? All registered California voters are being mailed ballots. If you have not received yours, contact the Registrar by telephone (707) 784-6675 or send an email to Elections [at] solanocounty.com, and Gardner added, “Say, hey, where’s may ballot?”
 
Solano County Certified Ballot Drop Off Locations Don't want to mail your ballot or vote in person? Check here to find out the ballot drop off location near you https://admin.solanocounty.com:4433/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=32871
 
Solano County Information on Becoming a Poll Worker: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/rov/workers/default.asp
 
LEAGUE TOOLS from LWVUS and LWVCA:
 
Voters Edge Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF).* Voter’s Edge California is a comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to elections covering federal, state, and local races in the state of California. https://votersedge.org/
 
Easy Voter Guide Download a PDF of the November 2020 Easy Voter Guide, available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean at http://www.easyvoterguide.org/. Produced for statewide elections in California since 1994, the Easy Voter Guide is a collaboration of the League of Women Voters® of California Education Fund and the California State Library. This project is supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
 
Vote with the League Find out what the CA League recommendations are for 2020 CA Ballot Propositions https://my.lwv.org/california/solano-county/article/vote-league-2020-ca-prop-recommendations
 
MapLight 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. https://maplight.org/
 
Vote by Mail Read the detailed LWVSC September 2020 Press Release on Voting by Mail. Includes information on where you can drop off your ballot throughout Solano County. Link: https://my.lwv.org/california/solano-county/article/lwvsc-sept-2020-press-release-all-about-vote-mail-aka-absentee-ballot
 
 
VOTE411 VOTE411.org is provided by the National League of Women Voters Education Fund and is committed to ensuring voters have the information they need to successfully participate in every election. Whether it's local, state, or federal, every election is important to ensuring our laws and policies reflect the values and beliefs of our communities.
 
Pros and Cons Presentation from LWV California By popular demand, LWVC have created a Pros & Cons presentation for your use based on our Pros & Cons publication. Here is a link to it online to use for presentations: https://www.beautiful.ai/player/-MI1QFmz0_TsmZEyArf7
 
EVENTS & RESOURCES FROM OTHER LEAGUES & FRIENDS
California 2020 Ballot Initiatives Pros and Cons Live event, October 6, from 5:00 - 6:30 pm Co-sponsored by League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley and AAUW. Please use this EventBrite link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/x/california-2020-ballot-initiatives-pros-and-cons-tickets-119185596327
 
California 2020 Ballot Initiatives Live Events, Wednesday, October 14th @6:30 pm and Thursday, October 15th @6:30 pm
Use this link for full details:
 
Pros and Cons Presentation from the LWV Diablo Valley and St. Mary's College available for use with the following link:  http://bit.ly/LWVDV_ProsCons
 
District 5 Congressional Candidate Interviews provided by LWV Napa and LWV Bay Area
 
Elections and District Information
 
Candidate Guidelines for Local Offices