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Poll worker Joe Hlebica

Curiosity, code words and cute dogs: Essential poll workers share their motivations, fears

Three locals share their stories, proving poll workers are just regular folks
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022
Thousands of diverse poll workers dedicate their time to make the voting process possible in San Diego.
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President Joe Biden is pictured walking outside in this undated photo from his Instagram profile @joebiden

Biden helps get out the vote at MiraCosta College

President shows support for Congressperson Mike Levin in advance of next week’s midterm elections
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022
President Joe Biden will visit MiraCosta College on Nov. 3 to join Congressperson Mike Levin in rallying voters for the midterm elections, according to an email sent to MiraCosta students and staff on Nov. 2 and an Eventbrite listing.
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Polling Location at County Registrar of Voters

PODCAST: Local hosts remind voters ‘to get voice heard’

Local elections are actually just as critical as the national elections, podcast host Buki Domingos says
Sven Domingos, Multimedia Journalist June 6, 2022
Host Sven Domingos takes listeners behind the scenes of the Alafia Voices of the African Diaspora podcast in a new CTM podcast.
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Poll worker pin

FIRST PERSON: My experience as a poll worker

City Times reporter Ian Tapang, a nine-year poll worker veteran, had the opportunity to work as a precinct inspector during the midterm election.
Ian Tapang, Staff Writer November 16, 2018
City Times staff writer Ian Tapang took a break from his role as a student journalist to continue an important role: poll worker for the 2018 midterm election.
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Poling place sign

Provisional ballots still an option for unregistered voters

Those who missed the registration deadline may still cast a vote on Nov. 6.
Carla Zuniga, Staff Writer November 6, 2018
There is still a chance to cast a vote on Nov. 6 even if the Oct. 22 registration deadline was missed. A person can still visit their nearest polling place and cast a provisional ballot on Election Day.
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Lyft screenshot

Free rides, coffee and beer on Election Day

Once the voting process is officially completed, voters can reward themselves at local bars and eateries.
Nadia Mishkin, News Editor November 6, 2018
The voting process itself can be an arduous journey. Once the voting process is officially completed, voters can reward themselves.
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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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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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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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