CALIFORNIA SECRETARY of STATE
Secretary of State: Debra Bowen
Phone: (916) 653-7244
Fax: (916) 653-4620
Elections Division Chief: Caren Daniels-Meade
Phone: (916) 657-2166
Fax: (916) 653-3214
California Secretary of State Address:
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, California 95814
LEAGUE of WOMEN VOTERS
DIRECTORY of CONTESTS|
Find information about contests and candidates on
a November 4 ballot in California State Government:
Archives are available for these past California State Government elections:
Find your county, ballot, candidates, and keywords
REGISTER to VOTE
You must have registered by October 20
to vote on November 4.
Call 1-800-345-VOTE for questions about voting or to determine your voter registration status.
Download registration form in English or in Spanish. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Fill out the Online Registration Form from the Secretary of State.
See Voter Registration in California from the League of Women Voters.
VOTE BY MAIL
To vote by mail (formerly known as an "absentee ballot"), submit a completed application or letter to the county elections official between 29 days and 7 days before the election. You may request one in person at the county office. A voted ballot must be received by the county elections office or polling place by 8:00 pm on the day of the election.
Web sites of most county elections offices have an online form.
All voters may request permanent vote-by-mail status.
LIST of COUNTIES
All counties in California
- To browse all contests in a county, start with the county's home page. Smart Voter supports many, but not all, local elections in between the major June and November elections.
To find a list of all elections, search for Local Elections (from the CA Sec'y. of State).
LINKS to OTHERS
Other sites provide more information on the upcoming election in California.
HOW to VOTE
MESSAGE to CANDIDATES
All candidates in fully-participating counties with upcoming elections are invited to build their own free set of pages.
Candidates: more information
GUIDE to GOVERNMENT
Smart Voter offers a preview look at: Guide to Government. Local information available only for Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Los Angeles counties. Find contact information about your current government officials from school district to president of the United States. Also check out "About Government".
CALIFORNIA ELECTED OFFICIALS
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