November 6, 2012 General Election


Election date: 
November 6, 2012

Presidential Election

This site just offers information about state ballot measures. A separate project of the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund provides complete detailed information for your entire ballot (local, regional, state, and national):

Why Do Final Results Take So Long?

Election results are certified by the CA Secretary of State. Note that final results were not due from local counties until December 7 and the CA Secretary of State has until December 14 to certify results state-wide.

During each election cycle, hundreds of thousands of ballots are not counted on Election Day. Many vote-by-mail ballots arrive on Election Day. Local elections officials must confirm each voter’s registration status, signature on the envelope, and ensure each person did not vote elsewhere. Provisional ballots go through a similar process. Ballots that cannot be machine-read must be remade by elections officials.

For the most up-to-date vote counts before the statewide certified results are published, contact a county elections office directly.

What's on the Ballot?

Archival election content is still being added to the site. Please contact LWVC if you are looking for specific information that is not yet available.

Where can I find non-partisan election information?

You can enter your address at and get your entire ballot and polling place.

Candidate Information

Voters will also decide who will fill the following offices:

  • Local government

There may also be other county, judicial, and local officers as are provided by law.

For candidate information, please visit

Note: The League never supports or opposes candidates or political parties.