2012 Presidential General Election Info

Dates, Deadlines and More
Every election is governed by critical deadlines that must be met.  From candidate filing, the start of vote-by-mail voting or the last day to register to vote – we’ve assembled all of these important dates in one location that you can view or print. 

View the November 6, 2012 election calendar ►

Making Sure You're Registered to Vote
The first step in voting is making sure you are registered to vote.  We’ve made it easy for you to verify your registration or update your current registration information.  You can also complete a new registration if you are not registered to vote.

Check your registration or register to vote ►

Voting-by-Mail Made Easy
Our vote-by-mail suite of applications makes it easy to request, vote and track your vote-by-mail ballot.  With just a few clicks you can apply for a one-time vote-by-mail ballot for this election only or become a permanent vote-by-mail voter and receive your ballot automatically for every election.

Learn more about voting-by-mail or apply for a ballot ►

Running for Office and Candidate Information
You may be interested in running for office or learning what it takes to run for specific contests.  Our extensive candidate section provides detailed information on everything you need to know before filing as a candidate.  Plus, our exclusive online candidate filing application lets you complete the majority of filing tasks from the comfort of your home or office.

Learn more about running for office ►

Obtain Information for School District Contests on the Ballot
You can see what contests will be on the ballot for school districts. You can also view candidate's statement of qualifications cost estimates and variations.

Learn more about school district contests on the ballot ►

Obtain Information for Special District Contests on the Ballot
You can see what contests will be on the ballot for special districts. You can also view candidate's statement of qualifications cost estimates and variations.

Learn more about special district contests on the ballot ►

Important Legal Documents for the Upcoming Election
Find legal documents such as the legal notices, random draws and ballot rotations.

View legal documents for the upcoming election ►

Obtain Information About Measures Appearing on the Election Ballot 
By clicking on this link, you will view all documents which will be printed in the Sample Ballot Pamphlet. 

Learn more about measures on the ballot ►