The fundamental power of democracy lies in the right to vote, and if you protect that right, you create possibilities for everything else.

— STACEY ABRAMS

Election Central

One of the most critical ways we have to access our government and hold the system accountable is through our right to vote. By educating ourselves on the issues, engaging with the process as it stands, and empowering one another to advocate for the change our communities need, we can establish the greatest quality of life for ourselves today and for our future generations. Check here for information on upcoming elections (What issues are on the ballot? Who is running for what? What do all these propositions mean for me?) and make a commitment to exercise your right to vote at every opportunity.

KEY FINDINGS 2024 LOS ANGELES COUNTY ELECTION ISSUES SURVEY

Learn more about Black/African American likely voters' perspectives

KBLA commissioned a poll of 500 Black/African American likely voters, which was administered by polling firm, EVITARUS.Read the survey’s key findings.

Page last updated on 2/20/24.

Current Elections

Voter Guides and Candidate Information

Official CA Secretary of State Voter Information Guide

The official voter information guide from the Secretary of State's office

This voter information guide is prepared by the State of California, includes full text and a legislative analyst’s report for state propositions on the ballot, as well as candidate statements from candidates for federal offices.

CalMatters Voter Guide

A non-partisan voter guide that provides information on California state races.

The CalMatters voter guide provides information on races that impact Californians at the state or federal level – Proposition 1, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, State Assembly, and State Senate.

KBLA Election Coverage

A collection of candidate interviews for local elections

KBLA’s Dominique Di Prima has interviewed candidates for nearly all of the local races, including prospects for Los Angeles County superior court judge seats. Learn more about these candidates first-hand through KBLA’s election content.

L.A. Times Voter Guide

A broader range of election coverage, tapping into local races
In addition to items with statewide impact, the L.A. Times voter guide covers local elections including Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles Unified School District and LA County elections, such as the District Attorney and Board of Supervisors races.

Los Angeles County District Attorney

The Los Angeles County District Attorney is the lead prosecutor for LA County. View our candidate forum featuring 7 of the candidates for the office and review the candidate questionnaire we developed to further understand the candidates’ positions.

Local Elections

Interactive Sample Ballot

Generate your personal interactive sample ballot to find all of the races that are relevant to your election day!

Your interactive sample ballot will include (if relevant): Local Measures, City Council seats, Board of Supervisors, Community College District Board of Trustees, School Board candidates, Local Judges, District Attorney.

Learn more about your interactive sample ballot, which generates a poll pass, making it easy for you to cast your vote in-person during elections.

Ballot Tracking

Check the status of your ballot, from being mailed to your home, to processing with the Secretary of State
This convenient tool allows you to find out when your is mailed to you from the County, as well as when it is received and counted by the LA County Registrar-Recorder.

Sign up for Where’s my Ballot?

In-Person Voting

LA County has implemented Vote Centers across the County, making it easier than ever to cast your vote!

If you prefer to vote in person, you can vote at any vote center located in LA County! Learn more about in-person voting options, create your poll pass and find your most convenient center.

Find a vote center

Vote by Mail

Mail your ballot or visit a ballot drop-off location

If you prefer to vote by mail, be sure to request a vote-by-mail (absentee) ballot well in advance of your election. Once that’s taken care of, find out how to return yours safely and effectively!

How to vote by mail

Voter Registration

No matter when the next election is, you can ALWAYS register to vote! Check your status or register to vote to make sure you’re on the roster for all upcoming elections. Remember – if you have any major life changes (change of name or address, etc.), you’ll need to register yourself again! Why wait? Take care of your voter registration today!

Know your registration status, so you don’t miss important voting opportunities.