As States Gear Up For Vote By Mail, New Report on First-Time and Low-Propensity Voters Makes Key Recommendations for California

MEDIA ADVISORY August 3, 2020
CONTACT:
Linda Owens, Common Cause, (929) 245-1500, lowens@commoncause.org
Paola Avendano, (909)763-9612, paolaa@ucr.edu

As States Gear Up For Vote By Mail, New Research on Low-Propensity Voters Suggests Key Recommendations for California

Please join California Common Cause and the Center for Social Innovation at UC Riverside for the release of a new report that features the voices and concerns of low-propensity and first-time voters in California. The research, sponsored by the Haas Jr. Fund and California Community Foundation, draws on focus group sessions in multiple languages and stakeholder sessions with election officials and community partners.

PRESS BRIEFING
Tuesday August 4, 2020 8am PT

The press briefing will be held via Zoom webinar at 8am PT on Tuesday, August 4. Journalists and community members are invited to register via the following link:
https://ucr.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eGPTPEwFQE2SoNeYMriIkQ

WHO
Jonathan Mehta Stein, Executive Director at California Common Cause
Karthick Ramakrishnan, Director of the Center for Social Innovation
Francisco Pedraza, Lead Researcher on the project and Director of the Civic Engagement Group at the Center for Social Innovation
Community partners for the project are also invited to provide remarks.

EMBARGOED REPORT
Credentialed media should contact the following for a copy of an embargoed report, available at 3pm on Monday, August 3:

Linda Owens, Common Cause, (929) 245-1500, lowens@commoncause.org
Paola Avendano, (909)763-9612, paolaa@ucr.edu