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CA Voting 101 – Lesson 8

Welcome to CA Voting 101–Lesson Eight Protecting Yourself and Others at the Polls The California Election Code is over 800 pages long! But the good news is that the previous lessons in the “CA Voting 101” series have alerted you to the basic regulations and procedures that are most important to know. Now it’s up […]

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CA Voting 101 – Lesson 7

Welcome to CA Voting 101–Lesson Seven Provisional Voting Another element of California’s policy of “convenience voting” is the most expansive and uncontrolled use of provisional ballots in the country. A provisional voter is defined as a citizen whose eligibility to vote in a given precinct cannot be immediately established by poll workers on Election Day—in […]

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CA Voting 101—Lesson 6

Welcome to CA Voting 101—Lesson Six Reconsidering Mail Ballot Voting We as Americans have the most rare privilege ever known in human history—to freely and fairly choose who represents us in government through a democratic process. That privilege has been taken for granted our entire lives, and seldom do we stop to think about just […]

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CA Voting 101 – Lesson 5

Welcome to CA Voting 101—Lesson Five Securing Your Mail-in Ballot California is a “convenience voting” state. One element of that definition is that voters may request a mail-in ballot at any time for any reason. Voters may also request permanent vote by mail status.  DID YOU KNOW that the percentage of California voters who vote […]

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CA Voting 101 – Lesson 4

Welcome to CA Voting 101–Lesson Four What to Look for When Voting at the Polls DID YOU KNOW that there are several procedures and circumstances called for in California and federal election law that significantly protect the voters’ right to a fair and honest access to a secret ballot, and a fair and honest process […]

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