Voting

Voting

Visit Voter's Edge California to find all the facts before you vote. Enter your address and get your entire ballot and polling place.

Outside California?

Enter your address to find your polling place, create your personalized voters' guide and find everything you need to vote! With your personalized guide, you will:

  1. see everything that will be on your ballot,
  2. compare candidates' positions side-by-side,
  3. print out a personalized ballot with your choices to take with you on Election Day.

Are you a military or overseas voter?

We're collecting resources to help you navigate the 2020 General Election on November 3, 2020. This list is not comprehensive, so please email us with any resources we should add to / or improve our collection at lwvsolano [at] gmail.com.

Great election resources from the CA Secretary of State:
> Start at vote.ca.gov
> Click here for the VOTE SAFE Toolkit
> Vote by Mail - How & Why It Works!
> How to Vote by Mail in California https://youtu.be/ILvmTjJjIkw via @YouTube
> Where's My Ballot? - Easy to use new tool for California Voters to Track their Vote https://youtu.be/VC4kTQMshH8
> Become a Poll Worker - All the information you need to get started PollWorker.sos.ca.gov

Candidate Guidelines for State Offices https://www.sos.ca.gov/campaign-lobbying/campaign-disclosure-and-requirements/

Important tools from the League:
VOTE411.org is provided by the National League of Women Voters Education Fund and is committed to ensuring voters have the information they need to successfully participate in every election. Whether it's local, state, or federal, every election is important to ensuring our laws and policies reflect the values and beliefs of our communities.

Easy Voter Guide Download a PDF of the November 2020 Easy Voter Guide, available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean at http://www.easyvoterguide.org/. Produced for statewide elections in California since 1994, the Easy Voter Guide is a collaboration of the League of Women Voters® of California Education Fund and the California State Library. This project is supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Voters Edge Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF).* Voter’s Edge California is a comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to elections covering federal, state, and local races in the state of California.

MapLight a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that reveals the influence of money in politics, informs and empowers voters, and advances reforms that promote a more responsive democracy.

Vote by Mail Read the detailed LWVSC September 2020 Press Release on Voting by Mail. Includes information on where you can drop off your ballot throughout Solano County. Link: https://my.lwv.org/california/solano-county/article/lwvsc-sept-2020-press-release-all-about-vote-mail-aka-absentee-ballot

Solano County Registrar of Voters Excellent multipurpose site for almost all your election needs: Online Voter Registration (change your address, party, request a mail-in ballot, overseas voters, sign up for ballot alerts), District Maps, Candidate Information, Results, and much more.

Solano County Information on Becoming a Poll Worker: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/rov/workers/default.asp

Local Elections and District Information
Benicia https://www.ci.benicia.ca.us/elections
Fairfield http://www.fairfield.ca.gov/gov/city_clerk/district_elections.asp
Rio Vista https://www.riovistacity.com/elections-administration/
Suisun City https://www.suisun.com/government/city-clerk/
Vacaville https://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us/government/city-clerk/transition-to-district-elections
Vallejo https://www.cityofvallejo.net/city_hall/departments___divisions/city_manager/city_clerk/district_elections

Candidate Guidelines for Local Offices
Benicia https://www.ci.benicia.ca.us/elections
Fairfield https://www.fairfield.ca.gov/latest_news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=1147&TargetID=2
Rio Vista https://www.riovistacity.com/elections-administration/
Suisun City https://www.suisun.com/government/city-clerk/
Vacaville https://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us/home/showdocument?id=16062
Vallejo Use this link to access a PDF with information for candidates