Your Guide to the Guides: The November 2nd, 2010 Election
Many have already voted by mail, but there are still a good number who will hit the polls tomorrow. This guide to guides, mainly focusing on the wider Los Angeles region, is for you. If there's anything missing, or if you have suggestions, please leave them in the comments section and we'll try to fill any gaps in coverage. Where to Vote: L.A. County has a website where you can make sure you're registered to vote and to find your polling place.
Getting the Information Straight: The most straight-forward material, but sometimes more difficult to read through, can be found in the state's official voter guide. Our favorite place for information, however, is the League of Women Voters for their comprehensive L.A. County guide, which even includes local contests and measures such as Santa Monica's sales tax increase (Measure Y) and Long Beach's tax on marijuana (Measure B), should Prop 19 pass. If you don't live in L.A. County, the League offers information for all of California here. Ballotpedia, a wiki, is also a useful website.
GOOD Magazine: The folks at the Young Progressive Majority teamed up with GOOD to produce this extensive guide, which goes beyond the usual races -- gubernatorial and U.S. Senate -- and props by featuring other elected offices like State Insurance Commissioner and U.S. House of Representatives.