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Elections

Who is on the ballot in the next election? What did candidates promise in the last election? How to register to vote? ...and more

Election Day Hot Lines

Election Day Problems? Call one of these hotlines:

1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)

1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Espaņol)

1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)

1-844-418-1682 (Arabic)

Voter Information

CAVOTES This site includes information about voting in California and about the LWV Education Fund.

Voter's Edge This is a partnership between the LWV California Education Fund and MapLight. Leading up to the election it will have complete information about candidates and issues on the ballot.

California Secretary of State. A comprehensive site for everything concerning the Secretary of State's office.

Cal-AcessThis section of the Secretary of State's website has all the information you want to find about who is contributing to the ballot initiatives, candidates, etc.

Voting 101 - A college student guide to voting in Orange County This downloadable PDF is a MUST for every college student you know. It explains how and when and where you need to be registered in order to vote.

Register to Vote

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

OCVote This is the website for the Orange County Registrar of Voters. It is a comprehensive site of everything you need to know about the voting process in Orange County and you can fill out a registration form online.

Reminder: you need to re-register if you have moved, changed your name or want to change your party affiliation.

Registration forms are being verified for identification. This requirement is part of HAVA (Help America Vote Act): be sure to fill in the identification information on the registration form. Use the same name on the form that you use on your identification Many county elections offices are swamped with this new requirement. To avoid delays, send in your registration as soon as possible.

Voting 101 - A college student guide to voting in Orange County This downloadable PDF is a MUST for every college student you know. It explains how and when and where you need to be registered in order to vote.