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Voting & Elections 03.20.2018

California Voter’s Choice Act

Fact Sheet

The California Voter's Choice Act (VCA) was co-sponsored by Senator Allen and Senator Hertzberg to make voting more convenient and accessible in participating counties. For questions, contact Kiyana Asemanfar, Policy Outreach Coordinator.

Voting & Elections 03.20.2018

Election Protection

Fact Sheet

The nonpartisan Election Protection coalition was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process. Election Protection is the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection coalition. Through the 1-866-OUR-VOTE hotline (administered by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law), the 1-888-Ve-Y-Vota hotline (administered by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund), and a comprehensive legal field deployment, Election Protection helps ensure eligible voters are able to participate in our democracy. For questions, contact Sylvia Moore, Southern California Organizer.

Voting & Elections 03.20.2018

California Motor Voter Program

Fact Sheet

California Motor Voter automatically registers all eligible Californians who complete a driver’s license, identification card (ID), or change of address transaction online, by mail, or in person, unless they opt out. The program streamlines the voter registration process at the DMV and makes registering to vote more convenient for Californians. For questions, contact Kiyana Asemanfar, Policy Outreach Coordinator.

Voting & Elections 01.27.2017

California Municipal Democracy Index

Report

Many election laws and campaign practices are shaped at the local level, including how people vote for their city officials and the campaign contribution limits for those offices. California Common Cause recently completed a major study of these practices for all 482 cities in California.

Voting & Elections 12.19.2016

California Municipal Democracy Index – Key Findings

Executive Summary

Key findings of California Common Cause's 2016 Democracy Index report.

Money & Influence 07.15.2016

Re: SB 1107 (Allen) Political Reform Act of 1974 – SUPPORT

Letter

Dear Senator Allen: On behalf of the City of Oakland, I am writing in strong support of Senate Bill 1107 (Allen) The Political Reform Act of 1974, which would restore much needed control to local governments and the state to enact new options for election campaign funding.

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