How to Pick Candidates

How to find out who are on my ballot, who are the candidates, and who to vote for?

Read about our page on Voter Guide to find out how to find candidates and research about them.

The sample ballot is available from your local county election office website, or from your local county political parties, such as the Democratic or Republican parties. Their websites/Facebook should have the information. is a site to check your voting locations, hours, and ballot information with links to candidates on federal and state positions.

You can also use the voter resource center on Ballotpedia: to find more about your ballot and election information for federal and state positions.

*Ballotpedia now has a smart phone App called "My Vote" that can be downloaded from App stores.