It is an election year. If you are registered to vote you are probably receiving all sorts of information from local legislators and organizations about who you should or should not vote for. The resources on this page are meant to give unbiased information about the candidates and issues on the upcoming ballot.
If you are not registered to vote you may:
Getting Information on the Candidates and Measures
Congress.org - Is a non Partisan information and news site who's mission is to encourage civic participation.
Election Land - Sponsored by Rock the Vote, this guide allows you to select your state and ask questions about upcoming elections or about how to vote. Information varies by state and what has been asked.
MapLight - a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money’s influence on politics in the U.S. Congress and in the California and Wisconsin Legislatures
Political Information.com - A political search engine. Please note that not all results on any given search will be nonpartisan or unbiased.
Project Vote Smart - Learn about candidates and measures by state and zip code. Use Vote Easy, an interactive tool, to check your opinions against those of your local candidates.
Rock the Vote - Is a campaign to build and maintain political power for young adults in the US.
Smart Voter - Sponsored by the League of Women Voters provides nonpartisan information on candidates and measures based on an entered zip code.
THOMAS - Track voting records and statements by US house and senate representatives
USA.gov - Learn about the election process, the electoral college, recent legislation on elections and more.
Vote411 - is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides
nonpartisan information to the public with both general and
state-specific information on the following aspects of the election