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June 5, 2012 (San Diego) – For many, the array of issues and candidates on  today's ballot can be confusing.  This is the first election to implement California’s new top-two primary system. Instead of seeing all candidates in your own party, your ballot will include candidates from all parties running for each race, except president.  

For those seeking more information, scroll down to find links to the major political parties’ voter guides, as well as links to nonpartisan voter information sites with addition details.

   You can also find ECM articles on many of the candidates, races and issues in the Politics section at or by using the search bar on our website.

San Diego Democratic Party voter guide:

San Diego Republican Party voter guide:

San Diego Green Party voter guide:

San Diego Libertarian Party voter guide:

League of Women Voters Smart Voter:

Project Vote Smart:  (has links to incumbents’ voting records and interest group ratings, as well as information on all candidates for state and federal offices)

East County Magazine Politics section:  (scroll through back pages at the bottom to locate additional stories, or use search bar at top right)



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