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

Fight Voter Suppression and Free the Vote in California!

Action deadline: Friday April 26 and ongoing - There’s strength in numbers. (Go Warriors!) Every vote matters, and we need to do everything in our power to combat voter suppression. Restoring voting rights to Californians who are on parole is a critical step, and although we can’t do this in time for the 2020 election, … Continue reading Fight Voter Suppression and Free the Vote in California!

Ballot Marking Devices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Ion Y contributed to this article The 2020 election may be the most consequential election of our lives, and we must ensure that it’s secure and that all our votes are counted. Ballot Marking Devices (BMDs), electronic marking devices that don’t make a lasting paper record of a vote, are used in 20 states statewide; … Continue reading Ballot Marking Devices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Restore released felons’ federal voting rights

Action deadline: ASAP and ongoing - In a rare occurrence of Mitch McConnell speaking truth to power, the Senate Obstruction Leader labeled as a power grab the Democrats' provisions in H.R. 1 to expand voting rights, including to make Election Day a holiday. Making it easier for people to vote? Guilty as charged, Mitch! And speaking of … Continue reading Restore released felons’ federal voting rights

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

Town Hall on Securing Our Elections

https://www.facebook.com/RepMarkDeSaulnier/videos/318525062025961/ By Ted Landau For Representative Mark DeSaulnier’s 61st Town Hall since taking office, he focused on a single critical and timely issue: Securing Our Elections. Free and fair elections are the foundation of our democracy. Unfortunately, as evidenced by Russian interference with the 2016 election, the integrity of our voting process has never been … Continue reading Town Hall on Securing Our Elections

Call to Action at IEB All Members Meeting

Get out of your chair and do something! Now! That’s the essential message of the July 29, 2018 Indivisible East Bay All Members Meeting. Midterm elections are now less than 100 days away! And these aren't just any old midterms. They will determine whether Trump’s abuses of power can continue to go unchecked — without … Continue reading Call to Action at IEB All Members Meeting

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