What does political engagement look like:
- Register to vote https://registertovote.ca.gov/;
- Verify your voter registration information (if you have moved) https://voterstatus.sos.ca.gov/;
- Get to know the candidates and measures in your area (IADC is gladly providing information to assist you);
- Become familiar with your ballot by clicking over to https://votersedge.org/ca — enter your address and you will be able to see all that is on your ballot as well as additional information;
- Find your district (many were redistricted this year) and see where to vote;
- Look at our website for endorsed candidates and recommendations on various measures and propositions;
- Vote Early – Complete your ballot and drop it in the mailbox or designated ballot box in your area.
Note these key dates:
● May 9th – Election County elections office will begin mailing ballots.
- Your ballot will include candidates for the U.S. Senate, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer, Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner, Member of State Board of Equalization, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, U.S. Representative in Congress, State Senator, State Assembly Member, as well as other local candidates.
- There are two contests for the U.S. Senate on this ballot. You can vote for both contests. One for a 6-year term ending January 3, 2029; and One for the remainder of the current term ending January 3, 2023
● May 23rd – Last day to register to vote online for the June 7, 2022
● May 28th – Vote centers open in all Voter’s Choice Act counties
● June 7th – Return your vote-by-mail ballot by mail with prepaid postage postmarked on or before Election day or in-person to a secure ballot drop box, to a voting location or your elections office by 8 p.m.
In-person voting locations will offer voter registration, replacement ballots, accessible voting machines, and language assistance to those who need it.
○ Check Your Voter Registration Status
○ Official Voter Information Guide
○ Military and Overseas Voters