The University’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement is helping students to become civically engaged by informing them of issues of the upcoming election and asking students why they vote in a campaign in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation.
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The California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, with the California Secretary of State and California Women Lead, held a panel discussion on the importance of empowering women to vote on issues that affect them.
With only two weeks left until the election, it is essential that voters are informed of the most critical and impactful propositions on the California ballot. Every single proposition on the ballot will have lasting impacts on citizens across the state, and being correctly informed is key to voting on these issues.
Despite the overwhelming conditions of the pandemic making it difficult to focus on other issues, it is still important to use our voices and our votes in a year that will have great influence on everyone’s future.
The ability to vote by mail, which has long been a feature of California elections, has become needed nationwide more than ever during this time of social distancing. However, numerous states have not fully implemented this process, causing many voters to be left facing a decision between their right to vote and risking their health.
California could soon require all registered voters to cast a ballot under a newly proposed law.
Voting is the fundamental right of every U.S. citizen. It allows the people to come together and elect leaders through the democratic process.
The 2020 election is undoubtedly the most important election in my lifetime. This is a call to all students (and faculty) to become involved in the political process and help create a more inclusive and free society.
In a recent informal poll of 20 University of La Verne students, half said they would support lowering the voting age to 17 in California.
Freshman biology major Kaitlyn Higgins pledged to vote at the Get Out the Vote event held by the Multicultural Council Monday at Citrus Lawn.