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Voting & Elections 10.29.2020

Tips to Make Last-Minute Voting a Breeze

"In California, a ballot can get to an elections office up to 17 days after Election Day and still be counted," Stein explained. "So just because you're close to Election Day, doesn't mean you have to abandon USPS as an option. You just have to make sure that your ballot is postmarked by Election Day."

Voting & Elections 10.23.2020

California Common Cause Launches Massive Election Protection Program to Help Voters During General Election

Voting & Elections 10.22.2020

How California Officials Are Prepping for Potential Election Unrest

“We need people to understand that if it takes days or weeks to count ballots, that is a sign that we are doing everything we can to count every eligible vote," Jonathan Mehta Stein, executive director of California Common Cause said. "It is not a sign of fraud or manipulation. It is democracy working. It is not a sign that democracy is broken.”

Voting & Elections 09.28.2020

Palm Springs Man Receives Absentee Ballot Request from Ohio, Questions Voter Fraud

“There are systems in place to make sure that people don’t vote twice. If they’re given the opportunity to, they should absolutely not take it because they’ll be committing a felony,” said Jonathan Mehta Stein, executive director for California Common Cause.

Voting & Elections 08.19.2020

Keys for getting first-time and limited-English speaking voters to participate in the election

Targeted outreach efforts are crucial for reaching first-time, low-propensity and limited-English speaking voters, write Jonathan Mehta Stein of California Common Cause and Francisco Pedraza, a UC Riverside professor.

Voting & Elections 08.13.2020

Attempts to increase young and minority voters is complicated during a pandemic

“There’s a real hunger for more information, simply conveyed, and conveyed in [their] language,” said Jonathan Mehta Stein, executive director at California Common Cause.

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