By Ted Lam DEADLINE: Start now - On July 13, 2020 I was one of over a dozen people who Zoomed into the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors’ Legislative Committee meeting to support Proposition 15. Prop 15 - also known as Schools and Communities First - is a California ballot initiative that would reclaim $11 … Continue reading IEB Endorses Prop 15 – Schools & Communities First!
Deadline: Do it as soon as you're able, dates vary, see important dates here - The 2020 Census is happening now, so it's time to sit down (at your computer, phone, or desk) and be counted! You can complete your census questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail if you receive the paper form. Learn … Continue reading Sit down and be counted!
By Heidi Rand Deadline: Now and ongoing - 2020's here at last, and our clear vision is to sweep out the corrupt, lawless GOP with a Blue Tsunami! The Presidential Election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - getcher countdown clock here. But this is no spectator sport, fellow politics fans. When's the last time you checked … Continue reading California Presidential Primary 101
Deadline: Now and ongoing - If you thought September 24th's National Voter Registration Day didn't apply to you, think again! When's the last time you checked your voter registration? And are you certain all of your eligible family and friends are registered? Now is the time to make sure! California election dates you need to … Continue reading Voter registration 101
The 2020 Census is coming! A complete count of "all persons" living in the United States during the upcoming census is important to us all; the results determine how many Congressional seats each state gets and the amount of federal funding that states, counties and communities receive. With the White House's outrageous attempts to add … Continue reading Help ensure we’re all counted
If you're on social media, you may be worried right now about being turned away at the polls, or your vote-by-mail ballot being rejected, or ending up at a place that won't let you vote. We're hoping California doesn't have those horror stories ... but we've got some tips to help you avoid even getting … Continue reading My Ballot ‘Tis of Thee
Action deadline: Time's nearly up! California election dates you need to know: General Midterm Election: Tuesday November 6, 2018, 7 AM to 8 PM. Personally delivered ballots must be delivered by close of polls on Nov. 6. Mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before Nov. 6, and received by your county elections office no later than … Continue reading Vote early, Vote often (every election, that is!)
California's June 5 Primary Election is fast approaching, with plenty of important races and initiatives on the ballot. Use your precious right to vote! Early voting has started in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. You can vote early in person, or by filling out a ballot and dropping it off at a designated site. Here's … Continue reading June 5 Primary – Vote Now, Vote Then, Just Vote!
Are you eligible to vote? Don't squander that precious right -- make sure you're registered, and make sure your registration is accurate! The deadline to register for California's June 5, 2018 primary is May 21, 2018. Go through these questions right now to make sure your voice is heard and counted: Are you eligible to vote, … Continue reading Register and Vote as if your life depends on it