Information about voter registration and voting, your ballot for the next election and archives of candidate statements in past elections.
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.
Monterey County Elections
Also, Monterey County Elections
covers voter registration and local election information.
Election Related Forums
Smart Voter: Key in your address and zip code, see the contests on your ballot. Then click away and find information on candidates and ballot measures -- from the League and other nonpartisan sources. Archives of past elections available with election results. Go to Smart Voter
See more information on How to Vote in California: preparing to vote, voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, etc.
Easy Voter Guide
The Easy Voter Guide
helps new voters and busy voters learn about how to vote and what will be on the ballot in statewide elections. It also helps people learn how to make change in their community
How To Pick A Candidate
Need help deciding which candidate to vote for? Read "Judge a Candidate"
from the League of Women Voters of the U.S.
Want information on legislation in Congress? See the "official government data with news and blog coverage to give you the real story behind each bill" at OpenCongress
Mock Elections for Students
As part of voter education, each primary and general election, the Leagues of Women Voters of the Salinas Valley and of the Monterey Peninsula provide a Mock Election for grades 4-12 in Monterey and San Benito Counties. We have curricular materials for teachers that help meet the California Public Schools Content Standards. More information, helpful links, and teaching materials are available on the Mock Election