Indivisible webinar to secure our elections

July 30 update: watch the recorded webinar here. The 2018 mid-terms are mere months away - do you trust that our local elections will be fair, and that our election processes are secure? Indivisible National and several election security experts in Indivisible chapters around the country will present a webinar on July 15 to give Indivisible members … Continue reading Indivisible webinar to secure our elections

Risk-limiting audits: did your vote count?

This action originally appeared in the Indivisible East Bay newsletter on June 14, 2018. At that time, the deadline to make a call was Monday June 18; we will update as the status changes. June 19 update Thank you for all your calls and letters — it’s working! Today, AB 2125 was heard in the Senate … Continue reading Risk-limiting audits: did your vote count?

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

No Taxation Without Representation

More than 6 million American citizens are not permitted to vote because they have a past criminal conviction. California is better than many states in allowing formerly incarcerated people to vote once they have successfully finished probation, but nearly 180,000 California citizens, most of them people of color, are prohibited from voting only because they're … Continue reading No Taxation Without Representation