Making Democracy Work


Candidate and Ballot Measure Forums

The League provides several opportunities to hear the candidates and to learn about the ballot measures. To see a schedule of forums, please see our Calendar.

You can view the following past forums on You Tube or by clicking on the following links:

Rohnert Park City Council Candidates

Santa Rosa City Council Candidates

Presentation on how Prop. 6 will affect Transportation in Sonoma County

Pros and Cons of the Ballot Measures

PowerPoint to Accompany Pros and Cons

Key Dates for the November 6, 2018 Election

October 8 - Voting by mail opens

October 22 - Last date to register to vote

October 30 - Last date to request a "vote by mail" ballot

November 6 - Election

November 9 - Last day to receive a vote by mail ballot post marked no later than 11/6

December 6 - Deadline to certify election results

For Candidate and Ballot Measure Forums, please see our Calendar.

Register to Vote

Every Vote Counts. Some people feel their vote doesn't matter. Follow this link to learn about times when a single vote changed history.

In general, you may register to vote at any time, but you must be registered on or before 15 days prior to the election. If you mail your completed registration form to the registrar, a postmark on the 15th day prior to the election is acceptable.

To find out if you are registered to vote in Sonoma County, California, go to Registrar of Voters' website

To Register to vote online go to the California Secretary of State's site.

Voter Information for Those Displaced by the Fire

The following site provides extensive information on how to register and vote for those displace by the October 2017 fire. Please share with anyone you know who may need this.

Voters Displaced by October Fires

Election Information

Voter's Edge CaliforniaVoter's Edge California: Key in your address and zip code to view a personalized ballot in English and Spanish with nonpartisan information including endorsements, funding sources, editorials, news articles, biographies and more.

You can download and print our Easy Voter Guide in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese or Korean.

For LWVCA Recommendations on Ballot Measures