National Voter Registration Day Today, September 22. More here.
This young man has the right idea.
He's an adult now. He votes in every election, and he knows that every vote is important, that enough voters can change our world.
This edition is about civic responsibility, focusing on voting and census. We all need to do both.
Fresno County Voter Information
Fresno County is a Voters Choice Act County. Here's what that means. An official ballot and return envelope will be mailed to voters the first week of October. Moved? Update your residential address or mailing address at www.registertovote.ca.gov/
Voting at home is a safe, secure way for voters to cast their ballots in the November election. Voters will receive their ballot in the mail, and they can return it in the envelope provided to an accessible ballot drop box by 8:00 pm on November 3rd. DROP BOX LOCATIONSAdditional ballot drop boxes are being installed for the convenience of voters. Voters may also return their ballots by mail in the postage paid envelope. Mailed ballots must be postmarked by November 3rd.
There will be in-person at Vote Centers open October 31st – November 3rd for voters who need assistance, want to vote on an accessible tablet, need to obtain a replacement ballot, need language assistance, need to register and vote in person, or any other reason. VOTE CENTER LOCATIONSThe Election Office will be open starting October 5th through election day for in-person voting assistance.
Sign up right here. You can track your ballot from start to finish. From the time your ballot is mailed to the time that it's received and counted.
This is safe voting!
Barack Obama on voting
Click this link to go to his Facebook page where he makes a great case for voting.. LINK
To grant Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the game-changer for equal rights, her dying wish.
"My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."
Want to know more about the propositions on the 2020 ballot?
The best place to start is votersedge.org/ca, sponsored by the League of Women Voters (LWV). You can find candidates and propositions there.
Here's the CalMatters review of propositions. LINK
The Fresno LWV is also here to help! Join them for a Zoom discussion on September 30 at 5:30 pm presented by the Fresno LWV election experts Liz Shields (Voter Services VP) and Sue Goldman (Voter Services Director).
If you're not a member, call Marianne Kast at 270-7937. She will send you a link to the meeting. Members will receive a link automatically.
Thank you! if you have already completed your census. Go here to complete if it's still on your to-do list. LINK