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Election Information

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and Senators and Congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Up to Date Information on Next Election

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LWV Placer County offers a free service to present an impartial summary of the ballot propositions on upcoming elections with an interactive question and answer session.

We also offer free services throughout Placer County to moderate forums for candidates in local elections, local ballot measures and local public policy.

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Register to Vote

If you have already registered to vote, you do not need to reregister unless you change your name, home address or if you want to change your political party.

You can register if you are 16 or 17 years old on paper for future voting. You must be 18 years old to register online and to vote.

See information about registering to vote in California: deadlines, cost, requirements, how to register, political parties, registration drives, living overseas, etc.

You can register to vote online at, or pick up a registration form at local post offices and libraries and at the Placer County Elections Office at 2956 Richardson Dr, Auburn. You can call Placer County Elections office at 530)885-5650to have a form mailed to you.

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Where is Your Polling Location?

You can find your polling place by:
  • Checking the back cover of the sample ballot booklet mailed to you by the Placer County Elections office.
  • Calling (800)345-VOTE (8683)
  • Online at
  • Texting Vote to GOVOTE (468683)

How to Vote The Easy Voter Guide helps new voters and busy voters learn about how to vote and what will be on the ballot in statewide elections. It also helps people learn how to make change in their community.

See more information on How to Vote in California: preparing to vote, voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, etc.

There is more helpful information for first-time voters at

Placer County Elections Website

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Results of Past Elections

Fast Election Facts

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How measures get on the ballot.
Taxes and how they fit into the state budget.
Differences between all of the different political parties.
Referendum Process.

Why do we elect judges? Electing judges is done differently than other elected officials. Learn more about how to evaluate judges on the ballot by clicking here

For more information on elections in California: preparing to vote, voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, etc.