The Easy Voter Guide makes non-partisan information about why to vote, how to vote, and what’s on the ballot available and accessible to Californians

The Easy Voter Guide was developed through the inspiration of adult learner leaders in the Key to Community Project. They wanted to provide new voters with accurate and accessible nonpartisan information. The Easy Voter Guide has been produced for every statewide election in California since 1994.

While originally intended for an adult literacy audience, the guide has become popular with library patrons and local partners of all kinds of backgrounds. Library staff who distribute the Guide agree that it meets library needs and improves library services to the public.

The Easy Voter Guide project is a collaboration between the League of Women Voters of California, the Common Knowledge Group, and the California State Library. Every election, adult learners continue to play a central role in making sure the content is as accessible as possible.

For the upcoming Nov. 3, 2020 election, you can download the 16-page PDF of the English guide here. Or, if you prefer to look at the guide in pieces, you can download these sections:

You can listen to audio files of these Easy Voter Guide text selections, thanks to Read Santa Clara Volunteer, Kendra Demler.

To access the guide in multiple language and see other resources, find out more at: http://www.easyvoterguide.org/

Questions? Please contact the League of Women Voters of California at 916-442-7215 or lwvc@lwvc.org.

Videos

An outreach video encouraging voter engagement in elections, produced by Jim Bracken and community volunteers for the Easy Voter Project.

A second video asking, are you ready to vote?

The Easy Voter Guide Project is part of the Literacy Initiatives program which is supported in, in whole or in part, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.