Candidate Forums

Candidate Forums

 General Election November 6, 2018

Candidate Forums Nov. 2018 Cupertino-Sunnyvale

As part of its mission to provide non-partisan political information, Leagues provide live forums where all candidates for an office are invited to answer questions from the public. Many of these forums wil be recorded and posted on the web. 

Links to videos of the forums 

 More inks will be posted here as they become available. (Last updated 10/02/2018)  

Research the Candidates for November 6, 2018


 See All Your Candidates at the Voter's Edge Website

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Voter's Edge is your one-stop shop for election research: 
  • Enter your address and Voter's Edge creates a personalized ballot with just your candidates.  No need to figure out which districts you're in.
  • Get in-depth information on candidates, state-wide propositions, and local measures  including who funds them and who endorses them.
  • View candidate info; including biographies, top priorities, answers to questions, photos, policy videos, endorsements, and detailed information about who funds their campaigns.

The California League's election website, Voter’s Edge California, is a comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to elections; covering federal, state, and local races in California. 


Statewide Candidates 

The California Secretary of State's office maintains Campaign Finance Information  on all candidates for state offices.

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The Official Voter Information Guide (VIG) for the November 2018 General Election, published by the California Secretary of State, is now available

  • As a PDF for download

  • As a Mobile VIG: If you are a Santa Clara County resident you can access the guide, and even more election information, on your cell phone using the free SCCVOTE Mobile App, available in the Apple App store and at Google Play. 

  • In paper:  This year's Voter Guide, automatically mailed to every registered voter, is almost 100 pages long! 

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    • You can help make Santa Clara county green by opting out of receiving the paper copy.
      Go to the County Voter Information Guide Delivery Options page and change your option.

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 The Voter Information Guide provides brief job descriptions and Candidate Statements for the following offices:

  • United States Senate
  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • Controller
  • Treasurer
  • Attorney General
  • Insurance Commissioner
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Member, State Board of Equalization (4 Districts)


Santa Clara County Candidates

The official list of all candidates for office in Santa Clara County has been posted online.

If you're not sure of your district numbers, you can look up your districts online 
Or you can use Voter's Edge to get your personalized list of candidates.


Keep coming back - more information sources will be listed as they become available.