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Voting Resources

Voting Resources

In commemoration of National Voter Registration Day on September 22, 2020, the League of Women's Voters - Southwest Santa Clara Valley chapter presents this Voters Workshop. In this video you will learn:

  • how to register to vote
  • ways to vote this year
  • where to vote
  • how to ensure your ballot is not disqualified
  • how to track your ballot
  • what candidate forums will be held this year

League of Women's Voters - Cupertino-Sunnyvale
Find voting webinars to be posted here beginning mid-October 2020.

Stay Informed

  • Easy Voter Guide - California
    Nonpartisan information about why vote, how to vote and what's on the ballot, in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean.
  • Registrar of Voters, County of Santa Clara
    Includes information on local elections, candidates, voter registration, polling places, absentee voting, and election results. For assistance call 1-866-430-VOTE [8683]. For past election results, reports and statics, check out this election page.
  • Registrar of Voters, County of Santa Clara - Multimedia Center
    Provides short instructional videos on how to vote.
  • California Election and Voter Information
    A directory of links on California ballot measures, candidates, elections, voter registration, and participation provided by the Secretary of State.
  • Official Voter Information Guide for California
    The Official Voter Information Guide for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election will be available in January 2020. Get the main points and arguments for and against each proposition on California's ballot for the 2018 general election.  Available in Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese and ASL.
  • Voter's Edge California
    Voter's Edge offers a personalized ballot by address including polling place location, candidate profiles, and ballot measures as well as campaign finance and even more election information.
  • League of Women Voters
    Provides information on the issues, how to register, how to vote, and election information.
  • Project Vote Smart
    Provides information about each candidate and elected officials. Enter a name and get more info including biographical & contact information, voting records, issue positions, public statements, campaign finances and more.
  • CalMatters - 20202 Election Guide
    A nonpartisan guide for readers to navigate, with an array of interactive tools, games and video explainers that break down state ballot propositions, explain California’s role in the presidential election, and identify key races by district. There’s also a section answering readers’ frequently asked questions regarding voting and registration.
  • Rock the Vote
    Geared towards young people, this website provides voting information & FAQs for first time voters, as well as resources on how to get involved in the political process.

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Historical Information

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Elections - Statistics

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Election Results map 2008
"electoral map @ 8:14 pm (pacific)" by The Mitzikin Revolution is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Political and Campaign Statements

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Political Finance

  • Federal Election Commission Disclosure Data Search
    A searchable collection of individual and group filings with the Federal Election Commission.
  • Open Secrets
    From the Center for Responsive Politics, this nonpartisan, nonprofit research group tracks money in politics, and its effect on elections and public policy.
  • Govtrack.us
    A website wherein you can track legislation, representative, information, the progress of bills, and financial activities of the U.S. Congress.
  • FollowTheMoney.org
    Collection of open data and publicly available information regarding campaign contributions across all states.
  • MapLight Data
    Tracks several data sets that can be searched in order to discuss money and politics.

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<p>Man reading newspaper in the Milpitas Library.</p>
This page is compiled and maintained by librarians at Santa Clara County Library District. Links to voting resources are for informational purposes only and do not in any way constitute an endorsement.

 

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