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Voter's Toolbox

Voter Information

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Voters Edge: Key in your address and zip code, see the contests on your ballot. Voter's Edge California provides unbiased, in-depth voting information on candidates, ballot measures, campaign funding info and a high quality Spanish translation for State and Federal races. All of the League Voter Service publications are on Voter's Edge California, including the Pros & Cons and the Easy Voter Guide.

Oakland Easy Voter Guide: Find information about local ballot measures only. At the end of September, look for the local Easy Voter Guide at your local library and in the East Bay Express!

Check out the Oakland Easy Voter Guide in Chinese and the Oakland Easy Voter Guide in Spanish!

For statewide voter information check out the California Easy Voter Guide in English and Spanish!

Oakland Election Calendar
Check out the new Oakland Election Calendar created as a central resource for all candidate forums sponsored by LWVO and other civic groups in Oakland.

Resources for Voters!

  • Helpful Websites to Visit during the Election
  • Why Vote in 2016?
  • Become an Informed Voter!
  • You Can Vote Smarter!
  • Voting Guide for Formerly Incarcerated
  • Check out the California Secretary of State's website for detailed info on the ballot measures.
  • Check out CA Secretary of State's website for the Voter Bill of Rights as well as the ADA for information about voting rights for the disabled.
  • To learn which political districts you live in and who represents you, go to Who Represents Oakland
  • Register to Vote

    Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?

    You can Register online or at the Register at the DMV, post offices, or libraries.

    Check out our calendar for upcoming Voter Registration and Info Days where we will be registering voters and providing voting information!