In addition to statewide elections, local elections occur throughout the year. Our companion website SmartVoter.org regularly posts information about all elections unique to your part of California.
Registering to Vote
You must be registered to vote 15 days before an election in order to vote in that election.
The California Elections Code contains the list of state laws which govern our elections. The Political Reform Act, Title 9 of the California Government Code, regulates campaign financing and spending and related topics.There are also election laws contained in county and city charters.
- County Election Officials
- The Secretary of State:
- CA Fair Political Practices Commission
- Federal Election Commission
See an archive of past election coverage on our site.