The following are links to other election organizations that should be useful for
researchers and others seeking information related to the elections process. Please
note that any views expressed on these sites, particularly if they involve opinions
about specific campaigns, should not in any way be construed as shared by the staff
of the Santa Barbara County Elections Office.
California Secretary of State - Official Home Page
The Secretary of State's office is the state agency for the election process
in California and its website includes a recently released statewide information
of interest to voters.
California Election Laws
This site provides public
access to the California Legislature's online resource of state laws. Statutes governing
elections can be found in the sub-directory and there is an election table of contents
available for navigation.
Federal Election Commission (FEC)
for the FEC covers election statutes at a federal level including resources on rules
governing campaign finance disclosure.
Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)
The FPPC administers, interprets and enforces the Political Reform Act, created
by a 1974 voter-approved ballot measure.
California Counties on the Web
government information and county statistics provided by the California State Association
California District Maps
and congressional district maps for California.
This is a comprehensive
resource on population demographics.