Voting Resources

Voting Resources

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  • 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 June 7, 2022, Statewide Direct Primary Election will be available in April 2022. To view voter information guides from previous statewide elections, please visit our Voter Information Guides, opens a new window page. Get the main points and arguments for and against each proposition.  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 - 2020 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.

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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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