Election Guides

Guides published by the Yolo County Elections Office

Yolo County Election Observer Guidelines

(Revised October 2022) The Yolo County Elections office welcomes all visitors who are interested in the election process to visit our office at any time. Election Observers provide an important avenue for public observation and comment on the election process. This public participation protects the integrity of the process and ensures voter confidence in the electoral process. The “Election Observer Guide” provides advice to those who wish to observe the electoral process.

Yolo County Guide to Local Initiatives

[revised February 2019] This guide has been prepared to assist voters in the Initiative and Referendum process. It contains a summary of procedures for preparing and qualifying County, City and Special District Initiatives and Referenda.