I, Alex Padilla, Secretary of State of the State of California, do hereby certify that the measure included herein will be submitted to the electors of the State of California at the Primary Election to be held throughout the State on June 7, 2016, and that this guide has been correctly prepared in accordance with the law. Witness my hand and the Great Seal of the State in Sacramento, California, this 14th day of March, 2016.
Alex Padilla, Secretary of State
Dear Fellow Californian,
There is no greater right than the right to vote. Through voting, you help select your local, state, and national leaders, and ensure that your voice is heard. The Presidential Primary Election is fast approaching. Participate in your most fundamental right as a citizen of the United States of America.
The Voter Guide can help you make informed decisions on Election Day. It includes impartial analysis, arguments in favor and against ballot measures, declarations of the candidates, and other important information.
All of this is presented here as a reference for you. This guide is also available online at the California Secretary of State website: www.voterguide.sos.ca.gov/en/pdf.
Please take the time to read the information in this guide carefully to prepare for Election Day. If you would like to know who is financing each of the campaigns, you can search campaign finance information at: powersearch.sos.ca.gov.
If you have any questions about how to vote, or how to register to vote, you can contact the office of the Secretary of State by calling toll free 1-800-345-VOTE (8683). To obtain the contact information of your local county elections officials, you can visit the Secretary of State website at: www.sos.ca.gov/county-elections-offices.
Thank you for your commitment to the future of California. The Presidential Primary Election is June 7. Your vote is important. Remember, your vote is your voice. Be heard. VOTE!