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VICTORY! California Motor Voter – which automatically registers eligible voters when they complete a driver’s license, ID, or change of address transaction at the DMV – completed almost 800,000 voter registration transactions since launching. That includes almost 260,000 new registrations and more than 120,000 updated addresses that wouldn’t have otherwise happened.
Registration is the first step to participation in our democracy. Register now!
Shout out to our amazing coalition partners - defenders of democracy!
In a sign of how modest expectations have become of Californians actually casting ballots, elections officials and advocates alike found relief Monday in the final tally showing 37% of voters cast ballots in June — small compared with total registration but the highest for a nonpresidential primary since 1998.
REV UP! It's National Disability Voter Registration Week July 16-20! REV UP stands 4 Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power! Launched by the American Association of People with Disabilities, AAPD is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. REV UP is a nonpartisan initiative focused on voter registration, ed, access, & engagement.
It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of Trudy Schafer, our beloved Senior Director for Program, lobbyist, and friend. For the past 25 years, Trudy made a lasting and transformative impact on California public policy and on the lives of all those she worked with. She was an extraordinary woman, and she leaves behind a remarkable legacy. Our heartfelt condolences to her husband John, her children Anne and Bob, and the entire Schafer family.
California is a step closer to 100% zero-carbon fuels for electricity generation by 2045! On July 3, SB 100 passed out of the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy with eight votes.
More Californians are voting! Let's keep it up and mark your calendar for the November 6 election.
Voter’s Edge Offers New Tools to Make Voting Easier