Making Democracy Work

Elections & Voting

Information about voter registration and voting, your ballot for the next election and archives of past elections and results.

Youth Voter Registration Project Published in Local Magazine

Check out the current issue of Journal Plus Magazine on page 7 for an article on our Youth Voter Registration Project featuring Julie Rodewald and her volunteers.

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name? See information about registering to vote in California: deadlines, cost, requirements, how to register, political parties, registration drives, living overseas, etc.

See information about registering to vote in San Luis Obispo County: deadlines, cost, requirements, how to register, political parties, registration drives, living overseas, etc.

Voters Choice Website Launches in California

Big Changes are coming to California Elelctions See information about Voters Choice California (VCC): Voters Choice Our audience includes:
  • Election officials
  • Community leaders and other potential partners in participating counties
  • Organizations that conduct voter outreach and education, and
  • Non-profit and public sector leaders in related fields.

Easy Voter Guide

The Easy Voter Guide helps new voters and busy voters learn about how to vote and what will be on the ballot in statewide elections. It also helps people learn how to make change in their community. Just click on the link below to access the guide.

Easy Voter Guide - English

Voter Information

Voter's Edge California

Get the facts before you vote!

Click on the Voter's Edge California logo to access information.

Visit Voter's Edge California before Election Day:

Use your address to get a personalized ballot.
Get in-depth info on candidates, measures, and who supports them.
Check where, when, and how to vote.
Keep track of your choices and use them to vote.
Share and start the conversation!

See archives of past elections with election results.

See more information on How to Vote in California: preparing to vote, voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, etc.

Missed a Candidates Forum? Watch it via SLO-Span

SLO-Span programs are aired live and replayed on countywide cable television Charter Channel 2 and 21. The schedule of televised meetings may be found at

Click on Election Forums 2016 to see listing of various candidate forums available to watch on SLO-Span.