Tuesday, November 7, is Election Day. For those voters who have not cast an absentee ballot, the polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Voters in Santa Monica will be asked to cast ballots for California governor and the other six statewide offices set forth in the state constitution, one of the state’s U.S. Senate seats (the one now occupied by Dianne Feinstein) and candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives, the state legislature, the state board of equalization and various judicial posts. Also on the ballot are 13 state propositions and bond measures.
On the local front, Santa Monicans can vote for three of the 10 candidates for city council, four of the six candidates for school board, four of the six candidates for college board and three of the four candidates for rent control board, as well as four city measures and one school district bond measure.
Anyone seeking official information should contact the California Secretary of State at 800.345.VOTE or www.ss.ca.gov; the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters at 800.815.2666 or www.lavote.net; or the Santa Monica City Clerk at 310.458.8211 or www.smgov.net/cityclerk/Election2006. Helpful information is also available from the League of Women Voters at www.smartvoter.org.