Voting is as easy as 1-2-3
Everything new citizens 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 a print brochure 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 citizens. 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.
Political Party Statements
When people register to vote, they are asked if they want to choose a political party or "decline to state." To help people decide, we offer concise statements from each of California's seven qualified political parties. To download a printable PDF copy, click on the language you want:
Multilingual Voter Services
Multilingual voter education resources are available from the California Secretary of State's Office. Under federal law, 25 counties in California are required to provide ballots and voter information in at least one other language – and some in as many as seven! Click the link to download a printable list of counties that offer election materials in different languages.
The Easy Voter Guide website provides online content in:
New Citizens Vote!
The New Citizens Vote! curriculum aims to increase the skills and self-confidence of immigrants and others new to the U.S. system. Published by the Northern California Citizenship Project, the comprehensive guide teaches about voting and other local decision-making processes. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean.
Navigating Election Day
Published by the League of Women Voters, Navigating Election Day is a comprehensive guide to voting and election day. Available as a PDF document in English and Spanish.
We invite suggestions for other links and resources for nonpartisan voter education and outreach. Please send them to us.