Monday, January 14, 2008

Vote for U.S. President

February 5 will be your opportunity to express your choice for a presidential candidate. Register to vote before Monday, January 21, with a free mail-in postcard found on the 2nd floor of the library behind the Information Desk or by printing out the mail-in form from the web. More voting information can be found on the Registrar of Voters' web site, including finding out if you are registered to vote.

Read more about elections and the candidates with materials from the nonfiction display, Selecting the next U. S. President, on the 1st floor. The free Easy Voter Guides on the display have short, easy to understand candidate statements, proposition and referendum information. Take them home and give them to your friends., a voter education web site, has information on the 7 propositions included in the Presidential primary. There is also a link for Indian Gaming referendums. City of Santa Clara's Measures A & B are listed at, a nonpartisan source of election information. These measures relate to the future of public land near Winchester Blvd. and Stevens Creek Blvd. in Santa Clara, called BAREC. There will be a pro and con discussion of Measures A & B in the library's Cedar Room, Wednesday, January 16th, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, January 15th, at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, the Santa Clara City Council and the public will hear the results of the City's feasibility study regarding the 49er's proposal for a stadium in the city. Read the report here.