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Associated Student Government meeting via Zoom

The ASG holds a virtual forum ahead of upcoming elections

The deadline to submit applications is April 9
Laura Montano, Multimedia Journalist March 29, 2021
The Associated Student Government held a virtual Q&A forum on March 23 to preview the upcoming elections.
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ASG Sign at San Diego City College

City College gets ready for the upcoming ASG elections

Any students who are registered in classes can vote in elections
Laura Montano, Multimedia Journalist March 4, 2021
City College ASG held a virtual forum to share the latest campus updates about upcoming 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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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 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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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD Board of Trustees holds its primary election

Two of the current board members are running against two new candidates
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 2, 2020
Two current board members are up for re-election: Bernie Rhinerson and Mary Graham. They are running against Alex Loupe and Mike Palomba. The SDCCD Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and oversight of the entire district.
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Ballot measures present on the March 3 ballot

Read about the measures present on your primary ballot
City Times Staff March 2, 2020
City Times compiled a list of the measures that are present on the San Diego County primary of March 3. This includes a description and some key elements.
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Prepping for the primaries

A quick guide to the upcoming primaries
Marlena Harvey February 28, 2020
This year, the California presidential primaries will be held in March instead of June. Unlike the previous 2012 and 2016 primaries, the 2020 primaries will give California voters the ability to cast their votes three months earlier.
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Senator Bernie Sanders speaking. Background is black and there are only a few lights illuminating the senator.

Bernie Sanders holds immigration rally

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders held an immigration rally at San Ysidro High School on Dec. 20.
Vicky Pineda, Sports Editor December 22, 2019
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who is currently a candidate for the democratic presidential nomination, held a rally at San Ysidro High School to talk immigration.
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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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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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