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ELECTIONS

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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OPINION: Prop 16 addresses lack of representation

OPINION: Prop 16 addresses lack of representation

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 29, 2020
Proposition 16 offers a part of that solution by creating more opportunities for minorities to escape the confines of generations of discrimination, creating a more equitable society where everyone has an opportunity to succeed.
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Proposition 15

OPINION: Prop 15 a deceptive tax initiative

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 28, 2020
California has Proposition 15, a ballot initiative up for a vote on Nov. 3 would further cripple the state’s business economy and put a higher tax on commercial real estate.
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OPINION: Prop 18 shapes positive habit in young voters

OPINION: Prop 18 shapes positive habit in young voters

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 28, 2020
Proposition 18 amends the California Constitution to permit 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections, with the expectation they will turn 18 by the next general election and otherwise be eligible to vote.
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Proposition 25

OPINION: Prop 25 clogs prisons, wastes money

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 27, 2020
Proposition 25 replaces money bail with a system based on public safety and the flight risk of the defendant. It would also limit the amount of time a person would remain in jail before trial for most demeanors to within 12 hours of being placed in jail.
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City Times Voter Guide: Propositions

Props got you stumped? City Times has you covered

Check out the 12 California propositions
Marlena Harvey, News Editor October 20, 2020
Are you one of the many still holding onto your mail-in ballot, or maybe waiting until Election Day on Nov. 3 to cast your ballot? City Times has published a voting guide for each proposition.
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