Californians went to the polls today to choose candidates for governor and a handful of other statewide offices, 100 state legislative and 53 congressional seats and scores of local offices.
This is the second time voters will be using the state's "top two" primary voting system for state races - the first time for statewide offices such as governor. Ballots for state and congressional races will include certified candidates from all parties. Voters can choose one candidate in each race, and the top two finishers will advance to the Nov. 4 general election.
For the superintendent of public instruction's race and most city and county government offices, a candidate can win outright at this election if he or she gets more than 50 percent of the votes cast.
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General voting information
Secretary of State: (916) 657-2166
El Dorado County: (530) 621-7480
Placer County: (530) 886-5650
Sacramento County: (916) 875-6451
Yolo County: (530) 666-8133
To report fraud or misconduct: Call the secretary of state's confidential hotline at (800) 345-8683.