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San Diego leaders talk community involvement, civic engagement

Activism, accountability and getting results discussed on Politifest 2018 panel.
Jesse Altilio, Staff Writer October 12, 2018
Three San Diego leaders came together at Politifest 2018 to discuss how to get involved in local issues through activism and volunteering.
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Tony Thurmond speaks in town hall meeting.

Cost of college discussed by state superintendent hopeful

Tony Thurmond spoke in a public forum at UCSD about the rising costs of higher education.
David Ahumada , Visuals Editor October 10, 2018
Tony Thurmond, candidate for California state superintendent of public instruction, hosted a town hall meeting on the topic of college affordability at University of California San Diego on Oct. 4. 
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Huffington Post reporter Elise Foley, immigration attorney Dulce Garcia, UCSD professor Tom Wong and VOSD reporter Maya Srikrishnan

Politifest brings discussions, candidates to San Diego voters

Politifest looked to prepare San Diego citizens for the midterm elections by presenting candidates and issues all in one place.
Jonny Rico, Nadia Mishkin, and Brian Mohler October 7, 2018
Three leaders of three different cities kicked off Politifest with a panel featuring mayors of Sacramento, San Diego, and Tijuana, Mexico on Oct. 6 at the University of San Diego. Politifest 2018 was planned as an opportunity for voters and others to learn more issues and candidates as the November election approaches.
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Juan Andres Villa and Jessica Cohen

Still time to join record number of registered California voters

Nearly 76 percent of people eligible to vote in California are already registered and it’s not too late to join them.
Carla Zuniga, Staff Writer October 7, 2018
There is still time to register to vote prior to the upcoming midterm election on Nov. 6. In order to be eligible to vote, registration must be completed before Oct. 22. 
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Politifest brings candidates, props to San Diego citizens

Local nonprofit news site Voice of San Diego to host summit on local and state politics.
Ian Tapang, Staff Writer October 5, 2018
As the upcoming midterm election approaches, Voice of San Diego will host an event where local issues and candidates in the forthcoming ballot are discussed in panels, debates and presentations.
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Juan Andres Villa and Jessica Cohen

National Voter Registration Day comes to City College

Voters must be registered to vote before Oct. 22 in order to be eligible to vote on Nov. 6 election.
Carla Zuniga, Staff Writer September 25, 2018
National Voter Registration Day was Sept. 25 and San Diego City College, along with NextGen America, held a voter registration drive. Armed with free donuts and tacos, NextGen America workers and volunteers helped City College students register to vote in the AH/BT quad late Tuesday afternoon.
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