Time to cram! CT staff shares best pre-election resources

Become an educated voter with these resources, recommended by the City Times staff


Jennifer Souza, Brian Mohler, and Jonny Rico

The midterm elections are right around the corner and you may be waiting to the last minute to get informed.

Use these hacks, which were selected and researched by the staff of the City Times, to become an educated voter.

Best of online: KPBS voter guide
This online resource to learn about local and state candidates, as well as propositions and measures, is customizable simply by inputting your address.

Best national resource: Ballotpedia
This online resource gives information for nationwide candidates and measures by state.

Best podcast: Voice of San Diego
A fifty-minute podcast is available explaining all 12 state ballot measures.

Best community event: I Have a Choice! #2
Friday, Nov. 2, 6-8 p.m.
City College students are hosting an election forum at Genteel Coffee, 403 13th St., to educate and inform community members over the upcoming elections. RSVP on the Facebook event page (I have a choice! Community forum) or send an email to
[email protected].

Best video: Calmatters
Non-profit news outlet Calmatters has a Youtube channel with a series of videos, including a one-minute explanation on every proposition. Also available on the channel are profile videos on major candidates on the ballot.