Voting Can Change the World, Secretary of State Tells Seniors

By Chris Jennewein

Times of San Diego

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla told San Diego High School seniors Monday that their vote counts and urged them to register to “change the world.” “If more young people would register and vote, more politicians would pay attention to young people,” he told seniors at the downtown school. “Every election is important.” Read full article.

 

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California Secretary of State Padilla on voter registration deadline, security and the future

By Alex Cohen

Take Two, KPCC

The election is now just about two weeks away and Monday marks a very important deadline in California. Earlier today, Alex Cohen spoke with California's Secretary of State Alex Padilla about the importance of Monday's deadline. Read full article.

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While Trump warns of ‘rigged’ process, Padilla keeps faith in county officials

By Christopher Cadelago

Sacramento Bee

With Donald Trump’s deepening warnings about a “rigged” presidential campaign, and renewing doubts about the legitimacy of the democratic process, California’s election chief said Sunday that he has great faith in the state’s county election officials and its thousands of volunteer poll workers. Read full article.

 

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In California, The November Election Starts Now

By Ben Adler

Capital Public Radio

It’s more like “Election Month” in California than “Election Day.” Voting by mail reached nearly 60 percent in June, and county registrars begin mailing out ballots Monday. Read full article.

 

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There are now more registered voters in California than the population of 46 states

By John Myers

Los Angeles Times

California last month hit a new record of more than 18.2 million registered voters, as state elections officials say registration continues to surge. "This is a major milestone," Secretary of State Alex Padilla said in a written statement. Read full article.

 

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California still working on getting young voters to cast ballots

By Jim Miller

Sacramento Bee

Secretary of State Alex Padilla spoke about voter registration and turnout efforts during an address to community college officials at Woodland Community College on Sept. 19, 2016. More work remains to be done to encourage students to register and vote, he said. Read full article.

 

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CSUF, other CSU campuses encouraging students to vote

By Andrew Edwards

Orange County Register

California college educators, students and the Secretary of State’s office are joining forces in hopes of getting more young people to the polls under a new set of agreements announced Sept. 20. Read full article.

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Voters in Sacramento, other counties to cast ballots in ‘centers’ instead of neighborhood in 2018

By Jim Miller

The Sacramento Bee

Gov. Jerry Brown, clearing the way for Sacramento and several other counties to hold all-mail elections in two years, signed legislation Thursday that allows for the consolidation of neighborhood polling places into new vote centers. Read full article.

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Facebook Reminder Spurs California Voter Registration

CBS San Francisco

A Facebook reminder for users to register to vote prompted nearly 200,000 completed transactions on the state’s online voter registration website over the weekend, according to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla. Read full article.

 

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A mere 8% of California youths voted in the last election; CSU will try to change that

By Andrew Edwards

Press-Telegram

California college educators, students and the Secretary of State’s office will join forces in hopes of getting more young people to the polls under a new set of agreements, proclaimed Tuesday. Read full article.

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