Resources for making political decisions
Local Measures and Candidates
- Berkeley City Clerk’s Election Information
- Candidates for Local Public Office
- Local Ballot Measure Information
- California Politics (Librarian's Internet Index): Websites you can trust!
- California Voter Information Guide (California Secretary of State)
- Statewide Ballot Measures (UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies)
- Statewide Ballot Measure Endorsements (UC-Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies) Who is endorsing what.
- Qualified Political Parties in California (all parties that will have presidential and congrssional candidates on the ballot)
National Candidates for President of The United States of America
- The Candidates on the Issues (U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs)
- Debates (Commission on Presidential Debates)
- Election 2008 (Librarian's Internet Index): Websites you can trust!
- Factcheck (Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania) Find out from an extensive research team whether the rumor is fact or fiction and get answers to all your political and policy issues.
- Politico (Capitol News Company LLC) Iin-depth coverage of the 2008 presidential race including daily tracking of electoral votes and the Gallup Poll.
- Politics 1 (Ron Gunzburger) comprehensive links to all the Presidential, Gubernatorial, U.S. Senate & Congressional candidates and political parties, including third parties and third party candidates.
Voter Registration and Participation
- Easyvoter View your quick guide to the 2008 general election including the pros and cons of state propositions. (A collaboration of the Secretary of State’s Office, the California State Library and the League of Woman Voters of California Education Fund.)
- Smartvoter Check here to retrieve your polling location and your sample ballot with local measures from the League of Women Voters.
- Alameda County Registrar of Voters Check here for voter registration information including registration status and voting by mail.
- California Secretary of State Find out everything you need to know about registering to vote including registration forms, registration deadlines and military and overseas voter information.