Stanislaus County is one of 58 counties in California.
- Main article: Evaluation of California county websites
- The names and contact information for all board of supervisor members is available.
- Board of supervisor meeting agendas and minutes are published.
- Information on building permits and zoning is provided.
- Audit reports are published.
- Information on contracts is provided.
- Information on taxes is provided.
- The current budget is published.
- Main article: California government sector lobbying
For 2007 and 2008, Stanislaus County spent $791,902 on lobbying the California legislature.