Tuesday’s election is less than a week away, but don’t fear if you haven’t cast a ballot: Here’s everything you need to know about how to vote and the people and issues on the ballot.
What we’re voting on
Check out Stanislaus County voter guide. It has biographies of candidates for statewide and local office. It also gives candidates detailed positions on issues facing state and federal governments. Enter your address to get started. You can also check the state’s official voter guide at the Secretary of State’s Office, but ours has more info.
The always-popular The Modesto Bee Editorial Board endorsements may help, too. Some use it to vote just as the board recommends. Others use it to vote just the opposite of the recommendations. Either way, it can be helpful.
If you want to learn more about the backgrounds of Supreme Court justices up for confirmation, read here.
Too many props!
Well, there are 11 statewide propositions and a handful of local measures. Not the most ever, but a lot. The Modesto Bee has short videos on each of the state propositions — what they would do, how much they cost, whose for and against them and why.
Keep reading! There are more detailed candidate and proposition stories below.
How can I make sure I’m registered to vote?
First off, don’t ask people at the DMV. It’s not their job to know. Make sure you’re registered by checking the Secretary of State’s website. Here’s what you need to know about voter registration in Stanislaus County.
What to do for governor?
Compare their views of the state:
Who’s telling the truth?
On Proposition 6…
On Proposition 10…