Making Democracy Work

Elections

Who and what Measures are on the ballot in the next election? How do you register to vote? Below are some publications to help you make your ballot decisions for this election season: (Click on image for more information.)

For the Pros & Cons on the ballot measures in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean, go to the Easy Voter Guide web site!

Voter Information

Voter's Edge: Choose your state, key in your address and zip code to see the contests on your ballot. Click away to find information on candidates and ballot measures from nonpartisan sources. Go to Voter's Edge

To view election results and the progress in counting votes in Santa Clara County, please visit the "Registrar of Voters" web site http://www.sccvote.org.

See more information on elections in California: Vote with the League, preparing to vote, as well as voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, etc.

Candidate Forum Video Schedules

Campbell City Council and School Board Forums on September 19
Video can be watched on the City of Campbell's web site.
Scroll down to the League of Women Voters and the Archived Video Webcast link.

Candidates Forum for State Senate District #15, on September 29 Video

Los Gatos Town Council Candidates Forum on October 13, 2016
Video can be watched on: KCAT TV Channel 15 - Weekday Mornings at 9a.m. and on YouTube
Los Gatos School Board Candidates Forum also watched on KCAT TV Channel 15
October 24 7:04pm
October 25 6:45am & 10:03pm
October 26 6:30am & 10:05pm
October 27 7:36pm

Saratoga Candidates Forum for City Council & School Board on October 11
Video of the Forum can be watched on: KSAR 15 Saratoga
Mondays & Tuesdays at 12p.m. & Saturdays & Sundays at 9:00a.m.

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?

See information about registering to vote in California: deadlines, cost, requirements, how to register, political parties, registration drives, living overseas, etc.

Redistricting

If you want to see the electoral districts you now belong to, or would like to compare old district maps to new district maps, go to:
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/07/29/3804492/see-your-senate-assembly-or-congress.html#ixzz1VP6iT3OL. This website offers interactive maps that help decipher how the California Citizens Redistricting Commission has reshaped the districts of legislators and members of Congress.

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has its maps available at
http://wedrawthelines.ca.gov/maps-final-drafts.html.

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters offers another way to find the your districts:
https://eservices.sccgov.org/rov?tab=dt