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ELECTIONS

Proposition 7

Proposition 7 allows voters to change daylight saving time

Voters must overturn a nearly 70-year-old proposition to enact a permanent DST.
David Ahumada, Visuals Editor November 5, 2018
The time was adjusted one hour back in the early morning hours of Nov. 4. But Proposition 7 in the upcoming election may lead the way to one day never having to adjust the clocks.
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Proposition 12

Animal confinement regulations once again in the hands of California voters

After approving an animal confinement measure in 2008, voters must weigh in on a more specific animal confinement proposition
Jennifer Souza, Staff Writer November 5, 2018
Proposition 12, an animal welfare proposition that the voters of California will consider on the Nov. 6 midterm elections, can get confusing. The Humane Society is driving the yes campaign and PETA is behind the no campaign.
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Proposition 2

Voters to decide fate on Prop 2

The proposition allows the state to use tax money from Proposition 63 to build housing facilities for people needing mental health services.
Marissa Gonzales, Sports Editor November 5, 2018
One of the 12 propositions that voters will consider on Nov. 6 in California is Proposition 2, which would allow the state to borrow $2 billion to fund housing with on-site services for homeless people suffering from mental illness.
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Election forum event on Facebook

Time to cram! CT staff shares best pre-election resources

Become an educated voter with these resources, recommended by the City Times staff
Jennifer Souza, Brian Mohler, and Jonny Rico November 1, 2018
The midterm elections are right around the corner and you may be waiting to the last minute to get informed. Use these hacks to become an educated voter, selected and researched by the staff of the City Times.
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Qualcomm Stadium

SoccerCity, SDSU West set to battle at the ballot

The fight over the Mission Valley stadium site land will be before voters on Nov. 6
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 31, 2018
Something beautiful may develop at the Mission Valley stadium site, but competition over dueling proposals on the November ballot has gotten ugly. On one side is SoccerCity and Measure E. On the other, SDSU West and Measure G.
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City Times Election Edition

Prepare to vote with the City Times election edition

Election resource designed to help voters prepare to cast their votes on Nov. 6
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2018
Included with your City Times newspaper is an election insert, which includes vital information voters can take with them to the ballot box on Nov. 6 when they cast their votes.
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California DMV

California DMV mistakenly registers ineligible voters

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla ordered a third-party investigation and will cancel the ineligible voter registrations.
Carla Zuniga, Staff Writer October 18, 2018
The California Department of Motor Vehicles mistakenly registered 1,500 individuals to vote, according to multiple news organizations. The mistaken registrations are in addition to the already 23,000 reported registration errors last month.
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Politifest flyers

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 program cover

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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