Smart Voter: Celebrating
10 Years. Vote on June 6
Smart Voter is celebrating 10 great years!
Our pages are bursting with information to help voters
make their choices for the California June 6 election. Find
your personal ballot by
party with polling place (as available).
Many counties have new voting systems that provide benefits
for voters with disabilities or who speak another language.
Some voters may have to show identification at the polling
more about these items and other aspects of voting
Statewide Propositions and Candidates
If you have 5 minutes or several hours, you have easy access
to the League's Easy Voter Guide or Pros and Cons or In
Depth. Plus several public radio discussions and independent
analyses of Proposition
81 and Proposition
It's easy to find news articles about the Democratic Governor
contest -- but did you catch the debates? Find easy access
to debates and public radio interviews with the leading
candidates. Not only for the top contests, but also for
offices like Attorney General and State Superintendent of
Public Instruction. See
the state executive races...
Legislative Primaries -- Some Trivia Questions
Q. What percentage of legislative primary contests
A. 73%! As usual, a huge number of these contests are no
contest at all. Only a single person is running in 73% of
the primary contests for US House of Representatives, California
State Senate and State Assembly. The winner is known. In
7 of those contests, official write-in candidates running
unopposed will be declared the winner in their party's primary.
directory of contests ...
Q. Can one candidate run in two primary contests
in the same district for two different parties?
A. Yes! One Assembly candidate is running unopposed in his
primary election and has qualified as a write-in candidate
in the Democratic
primary contest for the same district.