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November 7, 2000
General Election

This press release was emailed to our Smart Voter News distribution list on November 3, 2000:

Select Smart Voter for fast and accurate election returns on Tuesday, November 7. Point your browser to http://www.smartvoter.org after the polls close at 8 o'clock. Smart Voter reacts swiftly to each command therefore making it the ideal site for those needing election returns. Smart Voter also has results for 255 local measures.

Smart Voter offers voters more than ever this year. There are over 500 federal and state candidates, and nearly 4,000 local candidates. Candidates for water district, fire protection district, and school board list their three priorities, position papers, and endorsements.

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.

Smart Voter meets all of your election needs. No surfing the Web ­ 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.

Smart Voter is a project of the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund and major funding is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Intel Corporation, Pacific Bell­­a company of SBC Communications, Microsoft Corporation, and XUMA.


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