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Proposition 21

Proposition 21: Local rent control initiative

Replaces housing act that dates back to 1995
Rachel de la Torre and Gabriel Schneider October 16, 2020
Proposition 21 would replace the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which allowed local governments to use rent control in some cases. It has been in effect since 1995.
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Proposition 16

Proposition 16: Affirmative action repeal (with video)

Proposition 16 threatens to reverse affirmative action policies in California
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer October 15, 2020
Proposition 16 would repeal Proposition 209, which banned the state from discriminating against or favoring any individual on the basis of their race or sex.
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Proposition 14

Proposition 14: Stem cell research bonds

New bonds would continue to fund an existing institute
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer October 15, 2020
California is voting on selling $5.5 billion in new bonds to continue funding grants for research and development of stem cell treatments.
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Proposition 17

Proposition 17: Parolees’ right to vote

Prop. 17 amends state constitution to allow parolees to vote
Marlena Harvey, News Editor October 15, 2020
Proposition 17 restores voting rights to people on parole. Upon completion of prison sentence served, their voting rights would be restored, aligning California with other states.
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Proposition 23

Proposition 23: Dialysis clinics initiative

The prop impacts 600 kidney dialysis centers in the state
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 15, 2020
Proposition 23 requires at least one physician on-site, mandatory data reporting and equal care for all patients regardless of insurance.
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Rock the vote

City College wants you to rock the vote

Rock the Vote, City College want to educate students
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer October 13, 2020
With the election coming up, this week's Rock the Vote Forum helps voters by educating them on what’s on the ballot.
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Voting Options

VIDEO: Early voting, vote-by-mail all options for 2020 Election

Voting started on Oct. 6
Susana Serrano, Digital & Engagement Producer, Newscene October 9, 2020
With Election Day coming on Nov. 3 and seemingly constant changes to state election processes due to politics and the pandemic, San Diego County officials are urging voters to take advantage of mail-in voting.
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Barbara Bry (left) and Todd Gloria

VIDEO: Bry, Gloria in close race, to meet in mayoral debate

NBC7 will broadcast the virtual event
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 2, 2020
With only 31 days left until Election Day, council person Barabara Bry and assembly member Todd Gloria are nearly even in new poll stats for mayor of San Diego.
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden

Trump, Biden face off for first time

City Times staffers share a user’s guide to the first presidential debate
Vicky Pineda and Gabriel Schneider September 29, 2020
The 2020 election is 35 days away and President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head-to-head in their first debate tonight. 
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Google front page on Sept. 22

City College students are reminded to register to vote

Today is National Voter Registration Day
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer September 22, 2020
National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday that encourages citizens of the United States to register to vote on the fourth Tuesday of September.
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sdcity.edu voting graphic

City College: Register to vote before it’s too late!

California voters can register until Oct. 19
Marlena Harvey, News Editor September 8, 2020
The time to register to vote for the November presidential election is running low. California voters can register until Oct. 19.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD incumbents move forward toward general election

Incumbents took the lead in their respective district primary elections
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor April 8, 2020
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees’ primary election results are in, with two current incumbents, alongside two new candidates, holding a position in the November elections.
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