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Information about the March 3, 2015 Local Elections

March 3, 2015 Local Elections

Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach

Hermosa Beach Special Election: Measure O (proposed oil drilling and production project). For official election information, see the election page at the City of Hermosa Beach website.

Manhattan Beach: City Council - 2 seats. For official election information, see the election page at the City of Manhattan Beach website.

Redondo Beach: City Council - 2 seats (Districts 3 & 5); City Clerk, City Treasurer; Redondo Beach School Board (2 seats). For official election information, see the election page at the City of Redondo Beach website.

November 4, 2014 General Election

California (Statewide): Propositions; Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer, Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner, Board of Equalization (Districts 1, 2, and 3), Superintendent of Public Instruction; retention of Supreme Court Justices (3)

U.S. House of Representatives: 33rd District, 43rd District

State Senate: 26th District

State Assembly: 62nd District, 66th Districts

Los Angeles County Measure P (neighborhood parks), County Assessor, County Sheriff, Court of Appeal Justices, Superior Court Judges

Hermosa Beach City School District Measure Q (school improvement funding)

City of Inglewood Mayor

City of Redondo Beach Measure BE (school board member term limit increase), Measure CM (council member/mayor term limit increase), Measure CT (city treasurer duties)

Beach Cities Health District Board of Directors (2 seats)

November 4, 2014 General Election Resources

Smart Voter/Voters Edge: Go to Smart Voter/Voters Edge for information on the contests and candidates for the November 4, 2014 election.

Pros & Cons: The Pros & Cons is a nonpartisan explanation of the state propositions on the November 4, 2014 ballot, including the major provisions, fiscal effects, main arguments for and against, and supporters and opponents.

Easy Voter Guide: The Easy Voter Guide is the quick guide for new voters and busy voters. It contains easy-to-understand information about the November 4, 2014 election, including the state propositions and races, as well as the voting process. Go to the Easy Voter Guide website for a wealth of additional information, including the Easy Voter Guide in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean versions. It also has the "Voting is as Easy as 1-2-3" brochure in different languages.

Official Voter Information Guide : The California Secretary of State's Official Voter Information Guide has extensive information on the November 4, 2014 election. It includes the analyses for each statewide ballot measure, official arguments by the supporters and opponents of each measure, and the text of the ballot measures.

Campaign contribution information: Go to the nonpartisan Voter's Edge website to find out who is funding the ballot measures.

November 4, 2014 General Election Deadlines & Crucial Dates

Last day to register to vote: October 20, 2014

Last day for county elections office to receive your written request for a "vote by mail" ballot: October 28, 2014

Election Day: November 4, 2014. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Register to Vote

Do you want to register to vote for the next election? Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?

See information about registering to vote in California, including requirements, deadlines, how to register, residence, re-registering,overseas and military reg, and more.

You can now register online! Any eligible Californian who has access to the Internet and has a driver's license or ID signature on file with the DMV can register online. Go to the California Secretary of State's website to fill out the online registration application.

Basic Information for Voters

An excellent resource to help you navigate through state propositions is the website of the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund. It includes background information about the election process and how to vote, as well as information about upcoming elections.

Follow The Money! - The California Automated Lobbying and Campaign Contribution & Expenditure Search System (CAL-ACCESS). Who gives money and how much? Who receives the money and how do they spend it? Click here.

Another great resource is The California Voter Foundation.