Voter registration 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

Vote early, Vote often (every election, that is!)

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!)

Go Time on Two Good Bills

By the Indivisible East Bay Voter Rights and Election Integrity team Action deadline - ASAP!  Great news! Thanks to your help in making calls, two good California bills that Indivisible East Bay supported, AB 2188 (Social Media Disclose Act) and AB 3115 (Jails: Voter Education Program), passed out of committee and are scheduled to be voted … Continue reading Go Time on Two Good Bills

Teach Our Voters Well

By the Indivisible East Bay Voter Rights and Election Integrity team Action deadline - Sunday August 5 AB 2188 (Social Media Disclose Act) and AB 3115 (Jails: Voter Education Program) are scheduled for hearings on Monday August 6 before the State Senate Appropriations Committee, their last stop before being heard by the full Senate. AB 2188: Ads on social media … Continue reading Teach Our Voters Well

AB 3115, Voter Education in Jails: Update

Action needed by Monday, June 25! Voter education is just as important as voter registration. We previously discussed and urged support for AB 3115 (Jails: Voter Education Program), and now this important bill is headed for a vote in the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, June 26. Please call Senator Nancy Skinner, committee Chair (and … Continue reading AB 3115, Voter Education in Jails: Update

June 5 Primary – Vote Now, Vote Then, Just Vote!

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!

Register and Vote as if your life depends on it

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

Two Bills to Improve Voter Participation in CA

By the Indivisible East Bay Voter Rights and Election Integrity team Updated May 26, 2018 Our democracy is fundamental to who we are as a nation, and our right to vote is the foundation of our democracy. Two bills pending in the California legislature offer different paths to reach a common goal: facilitating and increasing voter … Continue reading Two Bills to Improve Voter Participation in CA

Voting in High School: More Than For Homecoming Queen

By Ward Kanowsky Did you know there are approximately one million juniors and seniors in California's high schools who may be eligible to vote in the upcoming mid-term elections? Indivisible East Bay's CA-15 (Congressman Eric Swalwell) team has been working with other organizations, most notably the League of Women Voters, on an initiative to increase voter … Continue reading Voting in High School: More Than For Homecoming Queen