How are you supposed to know who and what you can vote for? Where can you get the information you need to make your voting choices?
Find out which candidates are running for office, and which ballot measures will be on the ballot for the upcoming election where you are registered to vote by getting a sample ballot. This is also called previewing your ballot. The items on your ballot are specific to the street address where you are registered to vote so that you can vote for national, state, county, and district issues.
Find out who you want to vote for by researching candidate platforms or voting records. Here are some places to look:
When you search for information about candidates, issues, or ballot measures, ask yourself questions like the following about the sources of information that you find: