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MTS bus

Trolley, buses free on Election Day

MTS provides free transit for the entirety of Nov. 3
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
The Metropolitan Transit System is holding its third Annual Free Rider Day to increase voter access to the polls.
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Lorena Gonzalez

Lorena Gonzalez pushes #NoOn22

Gonzalez authored Assembly Bill 5, which would be overturned if Prop 22 passes
Marlena Harvey, News Editor November 3, 2020
Lorena Gonzalez took to Twitter on Election Day to show her support for #NoOn22 in a push for equal rights for app-based drivers.
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Todd Gloria phone bank

Mayoral candidate Todd Gloria casts his vote on Election Day

The candidate reached out to voters with a virtual phone bank
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Todd Gloria, San Diego mayoral candidate made his final push for getting undecided voters to vote for his campaign.
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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 18

Proposition 18: Primary voting for 17-year-olds

Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote earlier
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections.
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Proposition 24

Proposition 24: Privacy rights initiative

Existing consumer data privacy laws, rights will be expanded if Prop 24 passes
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 24 would allow existing consumer data privacy laws and rights will be expanded.
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Proposition 20

Proposition 20: Criminal justice reform

Criminal sentencing, parole and DNA collection initiative
Christina Painton, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 20 repeals certain criminal justice reforms voted on in 2014 and 2016 designed to reduce the prison population in California.
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Proposition 19

Proposition 19: Property tax transfers

If passed, local governments, schools could gain millions in revenue per year
Alex Gomez, Staff Writer October 16, 2020
Proposition 19 allows eligible homeowners to transfer the tax base value of their home to a replacement home of any value.
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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 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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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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