Posts Tagged as "Elections"

Asian American Voters Not Being Engaged in Ca.’s Ballot Initiative Process

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
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A new survey of Asian American voters in California finds that many do not vote on ballot initiatives because they don't know enough about them.

Proud and Frustrated – My First Experience as an Election Volunteer

Jun. 15, 2016 / By
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I felt proud doing my civic duty, but it was also really hard at times. Here's how California can get it right in November.

Long Beach Millennials on Why They Vote — And Why They Don’t

Apr. 7, 2016 / By
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With a local election Tuesday and a heated presidential race this year, will Long Beach youth turn up and turn out?
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Why A Trump Victory Would Be A Loss For Mexicans In The US

Sep. 18, 2015 / By
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"As a Latina living in the U.S., it is terrifying to know that this man holds so much hate and will act upon it if he wins the election."
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10 Long Beach Youth On The Presidential Candidates

Aug. 12, 2015 / By
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With up to 50 percent of millennials identifying as independents, this election might get interesting.

Campaign Lessons – Getting the Vote Out in Long Beach

Jan. 13, 2015 / By
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Voter turnout in Long Beach’s last election in November was an abysmal 22.1 percent. VoiceWaves spoke to local campaign managers here to zero in on what is and isn’t working in getting voters to the polls.

California’s Prop 1 Gives East Valley Families Hope for Clean Water

Nov. 6, 2014 / By
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For years, lack of access to clean and reliable drinking water -- high levels of arsenic have been measured in the groundwater here -- has been a critical issue for families living in the east valley’s mobile home parks, including those located in the towns of Thermal, Oasis and Mecca, known collectively as Polanco Parks.

Long Beach Residents Answer, “Why Vote?”

Oct. 30, 2014 / By
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On Nov. 4 we get to choose who runs our government and what laws we think make the most sense for us. We vote, hoping that our voices get heard.

Ethnic Voters and the 2014 California Elections, Prop. 47

Oct. 15, 2014 / By
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New America Media Invites You To:
Ethnic Voters and the 2014 California Elections

Hear from experts about the stakes for California’s ethnic voters in this year’s elections, including a spotlight on Prop 47 – reforming criminal justice in California


When:
Friday, October 17
10:00am-12:30pm [Lunch included]

Who:
The Field Poll Director Mark DiCamillo, on ethnic voters’ growing clout and their views on key issues on the ballot

Karthick Ramakrishnan, Associate Professor of Political Science at UC Riverside

Milena Blake, representative, Yes on 47, on the stakes of Prop 47 for Southern California

Other speakers to be announced

Where:
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center – Garden Room A
244 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Is McDonnell’s Record as LB Police Chief an Asset or a Liability in Race for LA Sheriff?

Oct. 2, 2014 / By
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LB Police Chief McDonnell touts his experience driving gangs out of Long Beach, fighting human trafficking, and bringing the Long Beach crime rate down. But what do Long Beach residents say about his record as police chief?

Outgoing Mayor Foster Leaves Advocates Wanting More Engagement

Jun. 23, 2014 / By
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In less than a month, the residents of Long Beach will swear in their new mayor...

Community Groups Get Out The Vote

May. 28, 2014 / By
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Long Beach, Calif. – While you’d be hard pressed to find someone who would consider the fact that only 17.5% of registered voters and about 10% of the Long Beach population cast votes in last month’s primary election is impressive, it is worth noting that nearly 9,600 more votes were cast this year than in the last citywide mayoral primary in 2010...