October 22, 2012
Last day to register to vote
October 30, 2012
Last day to apply for a
vote-by-mail ballot by mail
November 6, 2012
- California Secretary of State – Elections & Voter Information
The California Secretary of State’s website is the principal source for election information. It has useful links to information regarding voting and voter registration; offers multilingual voter services; explains voter rights, poll worker information, and military and oversees voting.
- Easy Voter Guide
Dedicated to the idea that "all people should have access to nonpartisan information about the why, how and what of voting," the Easy Voter Guide has links to information regarding the upcoming Elections and includes information on each of the propositions on the ballot.
- Smart Voter – League of Women Voters, California
Produced by the League of Women Voters of California, this website provides voters with nonpartisan information regarding contests on their ballot in an “easy-to-use presentation.”
- Contra Costa County Election Department
This website includes information about applying for Absentee Voting, Emergency Voting and Polling Place locations for Contra Costa County residents
- KQED California Proposition Guide
This site takes each proposition on the California ballot and pulls it apart "to extract just the main points and most important arguments." Also includes a printable version.
California Voter Registration
This website includes information about who may register to vote,
when to re-register to vote, and the California registration deadlines.