Election Day is Nov. 6: find out about the issues Published: October 12, 2012 By: Dick Cortén With the U.S. presidential election just around the corner, here are some last-minute reminders that may come in handy. Election Day: Tuesday, November 6. Deadline for registering to vote, if you haven’t already done so: Monday, October 22. How to register: use the California Secretary of State’s Voter Registration website. Where to bone up on the candidates and issues: Institute of Governmental Studies: California Ballot Measure Guides Endorsement Tables (who endorses what) CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative Links to many resources and guides and, through social media, the ability to spread knowledge about and measure your influence on Proposition 30, the measure on temporary taxes for education, by participating in the Proposition 30 Awareness Project.