November 6, 2018 General Election

Table of Contents

Videos and Materials from Past Events
Voting Information
League Recommends

Videos and Materials from Past Events

Once an event has occurred and the video or other materials are available, it will be moved to this section.

Ballot Measures Review /Pros & Cons (In studio)

El Camino Healthcare District Candidate Forum (October 10th)

Los Altos School Board Candidate Forum (September 27th)

Los Altos City Council Candidate Forum (October 2nd)

Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Forum (October 11th)

Mountain View City Council Candidate Forum  (September 26th) at Google

Mountain View Whisman School Board Candidate Forum (September 26th)

Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) High School Board Candidate Forum (October 3rd)

KABC news segment on Los Altos-Mountain View League members helping register high school student to vote in San Jose (October 16th)

Voting Information

You must register to vote by October 22th. After October 22nd, you can go through the Conditional Voter Registration process. If you want a Vote by Mail ballot, the last day to request it by mail is October 23rd. Vote by Mail ballots will start being mailed starting the week of October 8th.

You can drop off your vote-by-mail ballot at the following locations in our area (see the website for a complete list):

  • From October 9th through November 6th, business hours only
    • Los Altos City Hall – City Clerk Office (1 N San Antonio Road)
    • Los Altos Hills Town Hall – City Clerk Office (26379 Fremont Road)
    • Mountain View City Hall – City Clerk Office (500 Castro Street)
  • From October 9th through 8pm on election day, 24-hours a day
    • Foothill College at Bldg.1900/Administration near Flag Pole (12345 El Monte Road in Los Altos Hills)
    • Los Altos Library – Outside drop-box (13 S San Antonio Road)
    • Mountain View Public Library – Outside drop-box (585 Franklin St)
    • Woodland Branch Library – Outside drop-box (1975 Grant Road, Los Altos)

See the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voter’s website for more details about the election or how to vote.

Starting October 27th and continuing through November 5th, you can vote at any Santa Clara County Early Voting Center location. The nearest is Rinconada Library at 1213 Newell Road, Palo Alto, which is open 10 am to 5pm.

For information on candidates and measures, go to Voter’s Edge, the next generation of the Smart Voter website (or enter you address in the widget on the right-hand side of this page).

League Recommends

The League of Women Voters does not support, oppose or evaluate political candidates or parties. We do, after careful study, take positions on political issues, which we use for the basis of advocacy, including recommendations on ballot propositions.

The League of Women Voters of California has recommendations on seven of the state ballot propositions. For recommendations, analysis, and reference flyer, please see the California state website at https://lwvc.org/news/our-voting-recommendations-november-ballot-measures.

The League of Women Voters of the Los-Altos Mountain View Area opposes Measure C in Los Altos. Click here to read our letter explaining why and a fact sheet on the Measure.