Election Calendar - 2016

Complete calendar of national election events provided by politics1.com

 

California Election and Voter Information

Calendar of California election events:

JUNE 7, 2016: California Presidential Primary Election

OCTOBER 24, 2016: Deadline to register to vote in Nov. 8 general election

NOVEMBER 8, 2016: National General Election

Web sites of California Politcal Parties

American Independent Party

Democratic Party

Green Party Party

Libertarian Party

Peace and Freedom Party

Republican Party

Election & Voter Information

California Election Results from the Secretary of State

Lassen County Election Results from the county clerk

Official Voter Guide from the Secretary of State

Easy Voter Guide

Lassen County Registrar of Voters

 

Presidential Election Information

The Political Parties and Their Candidates

Directory of American Political Parties
Politics1 is a non-partisan public service to promote fully informed decision-making by the American electorate.

Presidential Candidate Positions on the Issues

SelectSmart -- Provides a Presidential Candidate Selector interactive tool to identify the candidates who share your positions on the issues. Provides an issue-by-issue review of the candidates' positions.

On the Issues - Every Political Leader on Every Issue

Understanding the Electoral College

U.S. Electorial College Web site by the U.S. National Archive and Records Administration

 

Opinion Polls

Polling Report 
An independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion, from all major polls about current events and politics of interest to Americans.

Gallop Poll 
Collection of polling results related to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, covering candidates, parties, issues, and voting.

 

Campaign Watch-Dog Groups

SmartVoter
Voter’s Edge California, a partnership between the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund’s Smart Voter and MapLight. Provides a personalized ballot by address including polling place location, candidate profiles, and ballot measures. Now with campaign finance and even more election information!

Fact Check
A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. It is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics by monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.

Federal Election Commission
an independent regulatory agency, discloses campaign finance information, enforces the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and oversees the public funding of Presidential elections

Follow the Money "The nation's most complete resource for information on money in state politics."

The Center for Responsive Politics
is a non-partisan, non-profit research group that tracks money in politics, and its effect on elections and public policy, aiming to create a more educated voter, an involved citizenry, and a more responsive government.

Cal-Access
provides financial information supplied by state candidates, donors, lobbyists, and others.

The Sunlight Foundation
A non-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to greater government openness and transparency. Provides tools and resources, including links to related web sites, that you can use to see what your governments and your elected officials are up to.

 

Election and Campaign Finance Reform Resources

Center for Voting and Democracy FairVote
Acts to change elections to guarantee universal access to participation, meaningful ballot choices and governments grounded in majority rule and fair representation. Goals include a national popular vote for president, instant runoff voting and universal voter registration in many states and a widely-discussed roadmap for replacing winner-take-all elections with proportional voting.

Public Campaign
A non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to sweeping reform that aims to dramatically reduce the role of big special interest money in American politics.

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