Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and Senators and Congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
--Franklin D. Roosevelt
- For the most current information available on next election, visit the LWV California Elections page.
- For results of past elections and complete archives, visit Voter's Edge California
- Click here to see Placer County Elections website.
LWV Placer County offers a free service to present an impartial summary of the ballot propositions on upcoming elections with an interactive question & answer session.
We also offer free services throughout Placer County to moderate forums for candidates in local elections, local ballot measures, and local public policy.
Contact our President at president [at] lwvplacercounty.org for more information.
Learn How To...
If you have already registered to vote, you do not need to re-register unless you:
- change your name
- move to a new home address, or
- you want to change your political party.
You can pre-register to vote if you are 16 or 17 years old; this can be done by paper application or online. You must be 18 years old to register to vote online and to cast your vote.
See information about registering to vote in California: deadlines, cost, requirements, how to register, political parties, registration drives, living overseas, etc.
You can register to vote online at Registertovote.ca.gov, or pick up a registration form at local post offices and libraries and at the Placer County Elections Office. You can call the Placer County Elections Office to have a form mailed to you.
You can find your polling place by:
- Checking the back cover of the sample ballot booklet mailed to you by the Placer County Elections office.
- Calling (800) 345-VOTE (8683)
- Checking online - Secretary of State website
- Texting "Vote" to GOVOTE (468683)
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.
For more information on elections 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. 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.
There is more helpful information for first-time voters at the Secretary of State website.
Why Do We Elect Judges?
Electing judges is done differently than other elected officials. Learn more about how to evaluate judges on the ballot by clicking here.