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California Online Voter Guide

November 2010 Statewide General Election

20th edition

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About this Election

California's Statewide General Election is Tuesday, November 2, 2010


What's on the Ballot?

Federal contests:

State contests:

Many voters have local candidates or measures on their ballots as well. Check your county sample ballot, county election office web site and SmartVoter (League of Women Voters of CA) for information on local contests.

Follow the Money follow the money

The Propositions pages of this guide list the total amount raised and top five donors for and against each proposition. Visit "How to Follow the Money" to learn how to look up state and federal campaign contributions.

Official Sample Ballots and Voter Guides

If you are a registered voter, your county election office will mail you an official Sample Ballot providing your polling place location, a Vote By Mail ballot application and information on any local contests on your ballot. In addition, the Secretary of State mails out the Voter Information Guide covering statewide propositions. These two publications provide the basic information you need to prepare to vote; if you haven't received them, contact your county election office.

Additional Web Resources

Visit CVF's Elections index page for additional election-related resources and archived editions of the California Online Voter Guide. CVF recommends the following nonpartisan election web sites:

Secretary of State - Voter Education

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This page was first published on September 18, 2010 | Last updated on November 1, 2010
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