Voting is as easy as 1-2-3
Everything new voters need to know about how to register, how to get informed about an election, and how to vote at the polling place or at home. Available as print brochures and audio recordings in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean. Online version available in English and Spanish. Click here to find out about teaching about the voting process with Voting is as easy as 1-2-3.
Easy Voter Guide
The Easy Voter Guide gives easy-to-read descriptions of the candidates and ballot measures for each statewide election in California – perfect for new voters and busy voters. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean.
- Read the guide online
- Download a free copy of the 16-page booklet
- Find out where to pick up a free Easy Voter Guide booklet
- Download a free copy of Vote Notes
by clicking The Easy Voter Guide for the next election
Easy Voter Guide Workshop
Our step-by-step workshop outline will help you guide participants to discover their own motivations for voting – and then follow-through with education about the voting process.
Visit our workshop with video page to download the 27-page outline and see video clips of the workshop in action.
Teaching About Voting with the Easy Voter Guide is a 6-page step-by-step lesson plan designed for adult literacy tutors. Centered around Voting is as easy as 1-2-3 and the Easy Voter Guide, this resource helps tutors engage students in dialogue about the issues while teaching about the voting process and what's on the ballot.
How to Vote Workbook
Download the How to Vote Workbook, produced by the Easy Voter Guide Project and written by adult literacy students for their peers. This 16-page workbook takes the Voting is as easy as 1-2-3 approach and turns it into a learning activity. The workbook includes photos and easy-to-follow information about the voting process, along with activities to promote dialogue about the issues.
There are many types of voting equipment used around the state. Encourage people to learn about the voting system they will use before Election Day. That way, it will be easier when they get to the polling place.
You can find out how to use the Voting System in your county on the California Secretary of State's website.
The Change Agent: Voting in the 2004 Elections
Published by The New England Literacy Resource Center/World Education, this special issue of their newsletter – the Change Agent – is a wealth of resources that can help promote voter involvement, including 12 pages of issue worksheets.
We invite suggestions for other links and resources for nonpartisan voter education and outreach. Please send them to us.