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Oct. 14 vote-by-mail panel & a new proposition song!

October 13, 2014

Hi Folks,

The election season is in full swing and we are excited for tomorrow's lunchtime panel in Sacramento to discuss what voters need to do to make sure their vote-by-mail ballots get counted. Mindy Romero of the UC Davis California Civic Engagement Project will be presenting new research findings that reveal which types of voters are most and least likely to have their mail ballots rejected. I'll be presenting findings from the California Voter Foundation's August 2014 report on our three-county vote-by-mail study. More details and a link to register are below.

In other news....we are working on producing a new Proposition Song! If you are in the Sacramento area and want to join in on a song performance, we will be playing it on Thursday, Oct. 16th at Old Ironsides, 8:30 p.m. More details as well as the chords and lyrics are posted on my blog.

Also for those who missed it, last week's Secretary of State candidates' debate between Democrat Alex Padilla and Republican Pete Peterson was a lively event which the good folks at UC Berkeley Events recorded and archived on YouTube (it begins about 20 minutes into the recording).

-- Kim Alexander, President & Founder
California Voter Foundation

Oct. 14 "Make Sure Every Vote Counts" Vote-by-Mail Panel in Sacramento

Discussion to focus on helping voters get it right when they vote by mail

On October 14, the Future of California Elections and the UC Center - Sacramento will host a lunchtime discussion about California's vote-by-mail process. The panelists will focus on mail ballot problems, new research identifying the top reasons why some mail ballots are not counted, and what voters can do to make sure their ballots are successfully cast and counted.

Panelists include:

The event is free and includes lunch; space is limited and RSVP is required.

More details and registration are available online

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