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Project Vote Smart -- View nonpartisan information including voting records of members of the U.S. House and Senate, positions taken by candidates, campaign finances, text of bills and Congressional Record, and links to other political websites. Also, read biographies and discover credentials of politicians.
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Political Financing -- Information on political financing, who's giving it, who's getting it, and how much.
California Secretary of State Elections Division -- Gain voter information for the November election. Find information about ballot initiatives, candidate filing, and voter registration.
Fact Checker -- "A nonpartisan, nonprofit consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics." Part of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
PolitiFact -- 2009 Pulitzer prize winner. Evaluates accuracy of political statements. References other evaluators with detailed quotes.
The Center for Public Integrity -- Website for The Center for Public Integrity, Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest. Articles on the questionable behavior of federal and state governments.
ProPublica -- Investigative journalism in the public interest. Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting, among other prizes and awards.
Citizens for Ethics -- Website for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. Provides reporting from a wide range of sources, and acts to inform or prod government agencies.
Taxpayers for Common Sense -- Taxpayers for Common Sense is an independent and non-partisan voice for taxpayers working to increase transparency and expose and eliminate wasteful and corrupt subsidies, earmarks, and corporate welfare.
Fact-Checker -- Fact-Checker is written by veteran Post columnist Glenn Kessler, awards "Pinocchios" for political falsehoods. National in scope.
Urban Legends -- Site operated by The New York Times debunks political and other misleading claims, photos and videos nationally.
Ventura Election Contacts
Contacts for Ventura County and its Cities
Ventura County is governed by a board of five supervisors, each representing and elected by one of five districts. All supervisors are four-year terms, with three terms expiring in presidential election years and the other two expiring in the interim even-numbered years.
County offices are located in the Administration Building, Ventura County Government Center, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA, 93009. The general information number is (805) 654-5000. A schedule of the regular meeting times and places of the Board of Supervisors and other major county boards and commissions is provided below, along with phone numbers for contacting their offices:
Board of Supervisors -- (805) 654-5000: Each Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.; Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, Administration Building, Ventura County Government Center.
Planning Commission -- (805) 654-2485: Each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. (Except fifth Thursdays); Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, Ventura County Government Center.
Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) -- (805) 654-2576: Second Wednesday of every month at 9:00 a. m.; Hearing Room, Ventura County Government Center.
Board of Education -- (805) 383-1900: Last Monday of every month at 6:00p.m.; 5189 Verdugo Way, Camarillo.
Community College Board -- (805) 384-8300: Irregularly (call for information); 333 Skyway Drive, Camarillo, 93010.
Ventura County contains ten incorporated cities. For city government and meeting schedules, call the number listed for your city.
|City (Website)||Office Address||Phone Number|
|Camarillo||601 North Carmen Drive, 93010||(805) 388-5314|
|Fillmore||250 Central Avenue, 93015||(805) 524-3701|
|Moorpark||799 Moorpark Avenue, 93021||(805) 529-6864|
|Ojai||401 S. Ventura Street, 93023||(805) 646-5581|
|Oxnard||300 W. Third Street, 93030||(805) 385-7803|
|Port Hueneme||250 N. Ventura Road, 93041||(805) 488-3625|
|Santa Paula||970 Ventura Street, 93060||(805) 525-4478|
|Simi Valley||2929 Tapo Canyon Road, 93063||(805) 583-6700|
|Thousand Oaks||2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., 91362||(805) 449-2121|
|Ventura||501 Poli Street, 93001||(805) 658-4787|