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A Guide to Voter Guides: The March 3rd Election

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Just short of four months from the last election day, tomorrow Los Angeles will vote. Traditionally, the March election is not exactly a well attended one, but tomorrow we vote for Mayor, half of the City Council districts, City Attorney and Controller, some LAUSD and Community College seats and a five ballot propositions. Who and what are we voting on? Here are some recommended ballot guides.

Young Progressive Majority: Hands down, this is the most comprehensive. At 103 pages (don't freak out, you don't have to read all of it), the guide gives you one to two page bios on each of mayoral and city council candidates. And not just for Los Angeles, but Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, too. Add to that, they have bios on LAUSD and community college candidates. And last but not least, the five ballot measure for Los Angeles residents and the one Beverly Hills measure. Check it out, these guys deserve major kudos for their work.

Smart Voter: The always dependable Smart Voter from the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund will help give you a sense of voters and measures for all of Los Angeles county. So if you live in Redondo Beach, Cerritos, Calabasas or Cudahy, they'll have the 4-1-1 for you. The full list can be found here.

Sierra Club Angeles Chapter: The always active environmental group has posted their endorsements for local races and measures.

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Valley Parties: The Policy Report posts both the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley and the San Fernando Valley Republican Club have made their endorsements.

Center for Governmental Studies: This locally based group has a quick YouTube video intended to give you a brief overview of the five Los Angeles ballot measures.

Mainstream Media: The LA Times and Daily News have their election central pages ready for your perusal.

Mayor Sam: The city hall watchdog blog goes against the mainstream grain and endorses a handful of the more unknown candidates.

Are there any more voting guides? Let us know in the comments below!