Government & Voting Resources

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The following Web Resources are not a part of the Library eResources, but are freely available on the Internet. The resources listed were selected by Thousand Oaks librarians because they provide valuable information and are useful for researching the subjects.

Federal, State & Local Government Information 

California Legislative Information
Access to California law and legislative information

City of Thousand Oaks
Information on city departments, leaders and municipal code

State of California
Official web portal for the State of California; checkout Find a Service for information on the various departments and branches of the State of California.
Official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.

US Government Manual
Official handbook of the Federal Government with information on the three branches of the government
Official web portal for the U.S. Government; access to statistical information and census data


Public Policy

Country Studies
Published by Library of Congress, Country Studies offers previously published Country Studies/Area Handbooks and more up-to-date Country Profiles on select countries. This series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. 


Voting Resources

California Official Voter Information Guide

California Secretary of State Voting Information

California Voter Foundation

Easy Voter Guide — California Edition

League of Women Voters of California

New Voters of California - Elections & Voter Information

Project Vote Smart

Ventura County Elections Divison

Voting & Elections Information at