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Elections

General information about elections

How to find info on upcoming elections, how to register to vote, researching ballot issues and candidates, and more

General Election

The Secretary of State's Upcoming Elections page is a valuable resource.

Election results for Stanislaus County can be found here. Election results for California elections may be found here.

Researching Issues and Candidates

The League of Women Voters Education Fund provides the following resources to help voters: Pros and Cons, Smart Voter,and Easy Voter Guide.

Registering to Vote

To vote in an election, you must be registered to vote 15 days in advance of the election date.

A person is entitled to register to vote in Stanislaus County if they are:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of California
  • A resident of Stanislaus County
  • Not in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony
  • At least 18 years of age on the date of the election

Voters who have moved or changed their name can fill out new registration cards to update their information. For more information, call the League office at 209-524-1698.

Others voter registration resources:
Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters: http://www.stanvote.com/voter-registration.shtm
League of Women Voters of California Voter Registration: http://ca.lwv.org/lwvc/edfund/voterreg
California Secretary of State Elections & Voter Information: http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/elections.htm

General Information for Voters

Find Election Information

Smart Voter

Smart Voter: Key in your address and zip code, see the contests on your ballot. Then click away and find information on candidates and ballot measures -- from the League and other nonpartisan sources. Go to Smart Voter.



Election Day: Where Do I Vote?: Stanislaus County voters can locate polling places by entering address here.

Visit the the Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters for more information about polling places, elected officials, absentee ballots, and more.

Where We Stand on Issues

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization of women and men which never supports or opposes candidates or political parties. However, based on our positions, we sometimes recommend yes or no votes on state ballot propositions. To see where we stand, please visit Action/Advocacy.