Elections & Voting


Digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government. Firmly committed to neutrality in content. Includes neutral, accurate, and verifiable information about government officials and the offices they hold, political issues and public policy, elections, candidates, and the influencers of politics.

Online here: https://ballotpedia.org/


California Elections Division

Oversees all federal and state elections in California. Includes links to: check and update voter registration, pre-registration for 16-18 year olds, election statistics, and information about upcoming state-wide elections.

Call: 800-345-8683 (English) 800-232-VOTA / 800-232-8682 (español)

Online here: https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/


Campus Election Engagement Project

National nonpartisan project that helps college students and faculty to engage students in federal, state, and local elections. Helps students register to vote, volunteer in campaigns, educated themselves on candidates and issues, navigate voting laws, and increase the turnout at the polls.

Online here: https://campuselect.org/



A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases. Goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.

Online here: https://www.factcheck.org/


Fresno County Elections

Aims to provide citizens with fair and honest election information. Includes links to: check and update voter registration status, find a polling place, research about county campaigns and elections.

Call: 559-600-VOTE / 559-600-8683

Online here: www.votefresno.com



Aimed at teens and young adults, headcount.org stages nonpartisan voter registration drives at concerts and other pop culture events. Includes information about voting, elections, and voter registration in all states.

Online here: https://www.headcount.org/



Includes information about federal elections – including a dictionary of common voting and election terms, how to vote/register to vote, presidential election process, and resources to help find a place to vote locally.

Online here: https://www.usa.gov/voting



One-stop shop for election  related information. Provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information on all aspects of the election process, including access to a polling place locator.

Online here: https://www.vote411.org/


Voter’s Edge California

Join project of MapLight and League of Women Voters of California Education Fund. A comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to elections covering federal, state, and local races in the state of California. Users can also get a personalized ballot based on their home address.

Online here: http://votersedge.org/en/ca