offers voters more than ever this year. Not only are there
state and local candidates with their three priorities,
position papers, and endorsements, but look at the many
judges who are calling Smart Voter "home," not
to mention water district, fire protection candidates and
more. Much more.
The all-important personalized ballot lookup at http://www.smartvoter.org
speeds you to your singular ballot with sure fire accuracy
when you fill in your street address and zip code. A quick
click shows a map and directions to your polling place.
Smart Voter lists local ballot issues of many counties and
cities, such as Pasadena with three school-related measures,
Chula Vista's question to the voters about removing term
limits, and a recall in South Gate. Controlling growth is
an issue that many San Francisco Bay Area voters will address
November 7. From Sonoma wine country to urban San Jose,
growth control measures are on the ballot.
When you want to learn about the state ballot measures,
Smart Voter links to the League of Women Voters of California's
renowned, nonpartisan Pros & Cons on the State Ballot
Measures where the eight ballot issues in English and Spanish
receive impartial treatment and are easy to read, too. Even
easier and briefer are the ballot measures that Easy Voter
lists at http://www.easyvoter.org.
There is a direct link just waiting for you on Smart Voter.
Easy Voter's election material is in English, Spanish, Chinese,
New this year is a section for younger and first-time voters.
FAQ on Voting and Registration awaits you as does a link
for an absentee ballot. The last day to apply is October
31, so heads up!
Smart Voter has all of your election needs. No surfing the
Net - Smart Voter has done that for you with its myriad
of links to newspaper articles, local measure sites and
more election sites such as California Voter Foundation
("Follow the Money"), Democracy Net (presidential
candidates and issues grids), and California Channel (interviews
with federal legislative candidates). You'll marvel at the
agility and robustness of Smart Voter, http://www.smartvoter.org,
the only address you need to know.