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ELECTIONS

coping with stress

5 tips for coping with election-related stress, anxiety

Suggestions came from this week's ASG Post-Election Forum
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2020
The San Diego City College Associated Student Government with City College President Ricky Shabazz hosted a post-election forum, in which they shared tips and resources on how to cope with stress during this time. 
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Obama and Biden

VIDEO: Biden breaks record with most votes won

Biden leads Donald Trump in the race to 270
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
As the results of the 2020 presidential election continue to come in on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden broke former President Barack Obama’s record for most votes counted in the United States presidential election.
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2020 presidential election

More Latino voters support Trump in 2020 than 2016, but young Americans favor Biden, early CNN exit polls show

Latino support for Trump increased significantly in states like Florida
President Donald Trump picked up more Latino voters in several key battleground states than he won in 2016, according to preliminary results of a nationwide CNN exit poll.
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NextGen Drags

VIDEO: Young voters turning out in record numbers in 2020

The polls close today at 8 p.m.
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 3, 2020
Athletes, celebrities, models and TikTokers alike are helping groups such as NextGen, When We All Vote and Rock the Vote engage young voters.
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Sean Elo-Rivera

Sean Elo-Rivera encourages the youth to ‘show up and vote’ (with video)

District 9 hopeful standing strong to finish the race
Christina Painton, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Elo-Rivera’s work has largely focused on providing opportunities for students whose basic needs are not met, like housing and food insecurity.
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Sushi 2 On Broadway

A local business transforms wooden boards into art

Remnants of earlier protests, concern for post-election unrest is a canvas
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
A few businesses around Downtown San Diego have been boarding up in fear of protests sparked by the 2020 presidential election, according to numerous media reports. But Sushi 2 On Broadway decided to turn protest defense into something of art and community.
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden

A viewer’s guide to election night

The race for 270 electoral votes starts tonight
Eric Bradner, CNN November 3, 2020
Fast-counting swing states in the Southeast will begin to report their results early. And counting votes could take some states several more days.
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Election Day

Election Day voters: What you need to know (with video)

Polls close today at 8 p.m.
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2020
Election Day is here and the Registrar of Voters wants those waiting for today to be prepared before visiting a polling place.
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Proposition 22

OPINION: Prop 22 justifies app-based drivers employment status

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor November 2, 2020
Proposition 22 would classify app-based drivers as “independent contractors” instead of “employees” while offering certain compensation as a replacement if the driver meets certain criteria.
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Proposition 17

OPINION: Voting not a reward, but a right with Prop 17

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor November 2, 2020
Proposition 17 amends the Constitution of California to allow U.S. citizens who are on state parole for a felony conviction the right to vote. This would also allow for these citizens to participate in elections.
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City College professors encourage sleeping giants to vote

City College professors encourage ‘sleeping giants’ to vote

Students joined in for a live discussion on the importance of voting
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer October 30, 2020
Professors at San Diego City College encouraged students to get to know the candidates and different propositions to make the best-educated decision when they vote. 
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Proposition 23

OPINION: Prop 23 improves safety, accountability in dialysis clinics

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 30, 2020
Proposition 23 improves safety and accountability in dialysis clinics. A yes vote requires a doctor to be on site during all treatment hours.
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