Category: State

May 8, 2018. VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS. Early Voting Opened Today for the Statewide Direct Primary Election; Vote By Mail Ballots Enroute to Voters   

County of Santa Barbara  PRESS RELEASE Early Voting Opened Today for the Statewide Direct Primary Election; Vote By Mail Ballots Enroute to Voters  There is no need to wait until Election Day to cast your vote as the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election started today Monday, May 7. Voters who wish to vote early …

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REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE (BILINGUAL), UPDATE INFORMATION, SIGN UP FOR VOTE-BY-MAIL

  http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/cavoter/ If you are not updated or registered to vote in the Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Primary election, PLEASE REGISTER  by  Monday,  May 21,  2018. Note:  Eligible 17 1/2 year olds  may register to vote as long as they are 18 on an election day.

June 5, 2018 Election, ENDORSEMENTS for Santa Barbara Democratic County Committee

In local (North SB County) elections, the Santa Barbara County Democratic Party has endorsed the following people for the June 5, 2018 election:    http://sbdems.org/endorsements/ Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller: Betsy Schaffer Santa Barbara County Sheriff-Coroner: Eddie Hsueh Measure T: YES  CA-24th District United States Congress: Salud Carbajal 35th District California State Assembly: William Ostrander   …

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800,000 Dreamers are at risk in the land of immigrants.

  SIGN THE LETTER. Protect the Dreamers.  These Dreamers came forward with the government’s promise of protection, and passed a rigorous background check, paid a fee, and are currently in school, active duty or the workforce. They are hardworking, young individuals who are part of the fabric of our nation. Eliminating the ability of these …

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California lawmakers approve landmark ‘sanctuary state’ bill SB54 to expand protections for immigrants

California lawmakers on Saturday passed a “sanctuary state” bill, SB54, to protect immigrants without legal residency in the U.S., part of a broader push by Democrats to counter expanded deportation orders under the Trump administration. The decision came hours after a federal judge in Chicago blocked the Trump administration’s move to withhold Justice Department grant …

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GREEN POWER. BE AN ACTIVIST IN SANTA MARIA/SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

GET INVOLVED AND RECEIVE INFORMATION. https://www.greenpower.ngo/search-campaigns?q=93454 Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/greenpowerCA/

LEGISLATOR: VOTE NO on AB 726 and AB 813. Stop the attacks on clean energy.

Big Energy took California for a ride once already. It’s time to let local communities pave a new path toward a clean energy future.   While this move may benefit corporations like PacifiCorp (and billionaires like Warren Buffett), it does not benefit the renewable energy future of California or its residents. This is a clear …

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Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, takes first steps towards dismantling protections under Title IX prohibiting sex-based discrimination.

  “All K–12 schools and postsecondary institutions that receive federal funds must designate at least one employee to coordinate their efforts to comply with and carry out their responsibilities under Title IX. These Title IX coordinators ensure that all people affected by sex discrimination in schools — students, parents, and employees — are aware of …

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Automatic Voter Registration

AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION FOR ALL CALIFORNIA CITIZENS WHO GET OR RENEW A CALIFORNIA DRIVERS LICENSE.  On Saturday, October 10, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown signed into law measures which will eventually make voter registration automatic for ALL California citizens who get or renew a California drivers license. The bill was a priority of newly elected Secretary …

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