Click here to register to vote.

Click here, and then scroll down, for Alameda County’s new “One-time vote-by-mail application.”

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Youth Voters:

ALAMEDA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION L. Karen Monroe, Superintendent Click here for Resources for Students Click here for “Alameda County Civic Learning Partnership.”

Click here for 18by18.vote : “If 18 and 19-year-olds voted at the same rate as other Americans, we’d have over 1.5 million additional voters in the next presidential election, and more than 750,000 additional voters in off-year elections.”

Click here for Cap, Gown, Vote! Click here for Cap, Gown, Vote! video. Click here for “Youth Voting” video.

“In Spring 2018, Let America Vote is launching Cap, Gown, Vote! in cities across the country in partnership with Mayors. Cap, Gown, Vote! is an initiative aimed at increasing voter registration among high school students.”

Click here for a “High School Voter Registration Toolkit” developed by a student at a high school in LA.

Click here for the California Secretary of State’s “ High School and Youth Initiatives.”

Click here for the California Secretary of State’s “California Students” page

Click here for the Public Policy Institute of California “California’s Missing Voters” .

Click here for EdSource.org April 2018 reports:

California Teenagers are Pre-Registering to Voter After March Gun Violence Protests.”

“Will 2018 be the Year of the Young Voter in California?”

Click here for poll workers information.

Click here for Indivisible East Bay’s High School Voter Registration Initiative

Facts & Survey from Project Vote : Click here for “Engaging America’s Youth through High School Voter Registration Programs”

Videos:

Confused about mid-term elections? Click here for a video from Now This Politics .

Civic Learning in California & Power of Democracy Click here for their video. “How California high school students benefit from engaging civic learning programs that equip, empower, and encourage them to grow into active citizens. And how the Civic Learning Task Force is working to broaden these vitally important programs. Produced by the California Bar Foundation.”

Indivisible’sWhat if Everyone Voted?”

Jason Kander’s Let America Vote Video Youth Voting Click here for Cap, Gown, Vote! video.

Tom Steyer’s “Tom Steyer Pledges $1 Million to Register Teenagers to Vote in 2018”

Rock the Vote’s “Voting is the Party

Youth Communication’s “Why Should We Vote?”

CNN’s “Future voters intense debate on race and guns”

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Excerpted from NonprofitVOTE:

Click here to “Use the links on the right to find official voting information directly from California’s elections website.”

Highlights from NonprofitVote’s 2016 “America Goes to the Polls”:

“National turnout of eligible voters was 60.2% - Four in 10 eligible voters did not vote. The highest turnout states were Minnesota (74.8%), Maine (72.8%), New Hampshire (72.5%), Colorado (72.1%), Wisconsin (70.5%), and Iowa (69.0%). All six offered same day voter registration, enabling voters to register or update their registration when they vote. Five were battleground states targeted by the campaigns. The lowest turnout states were Hawaii (43%), West Virginia (50.8%), Texas (51.6%), Tennessee (52.0%) and Arkansas (53.1%). These five states were at the bottom for the third consecutive presidential election. None were battleground states. All five cut off the ability to register or update a registration three to four weeks before Election Day.”

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Click here for the League of Women Voters of Oakland’s “Voter’s Toolbox.”

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Click here for Indivisible Guide’s Turbo Vote

“Click Get Started, and follow the steps to get registered or apply for an absentee ballot. By using this tool, you’ll be added to Indivisible Project’s national email list. We won’t send you a ton of email, but we’ll make sure you get local election updates.”

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Click here for the California Guide to Register Voters

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From Ballotpedia.org:

Click here for Municipal Elections in Alameda County, CA 2018.

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Click here for VoteSmart : “Vote Smart’s mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to ALL Americans.”

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State Assemblymember (Oakland, Alameda, San Leandro):

Rob Bonta (D) District 18 (510) 286-1670

94619 State Senator (Oakland, Alameda, San Leandro, Berkeley, Albany, Richmond, Orinda, Pinole, Rodeo, Hercules):

Nancy Skinner (D) District 9 (510) 286-1333

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The 13th district consists of the northern portion of Alameda County. Cities in the district include Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, Piedmont, and San Leandro

Click here to search for your current districts, and to see how they may have changed as a result of redistricting.

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Click here for the Official Election Site of Alameda County.

Alameda (01) Tim Dupuis, Registrar of Voters 1225 Fallon Street, Room G-1 Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 272-6933 (510) 272-6982 Fax Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Website: www.acgov.org/rov/index.htm

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AB 249, Landmark, first-in-the-nation campaign disclosure legislation, California DISCLOSE Act, signed by Governor Brown.”

Click here to read their press release.

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Click here for the League of Women Voters California Easy Voter Guide.

The aim of the Easy Voter Guide project is to make nonpartisan information about why vote, how to vote and what’s on the ballot accessible to as many Californians as possible. Founded in 1994, the Easy Voter Guide project is a collaboration of the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund, the California State Library and the Common Knowledge Group.”

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Click here for Election Reminders from Rock the Vote:

Excerpted from Rock the Vote:

Our values and our freedoms are under attack. But we won’t be silenced. It’s up to us to fight back, build our power, and make our voices heard.”

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Click the bear for info on Voting in California from the Secretary of State:

Secretary of State - Voting In California

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From Voters Edge :

Click here to find information about your local as well as statewide candidates and measures along with a polling place look up.

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From State Strong California

Hold your State Representatives accountable!

Click here to find actions YOU can take based on your State Senate and Assembly districts.

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Your Local and State Governments:

From USA.gov :

Click here to find contact information for local governments by state.

From Open:States :

Click here to find contact information for your state representatives.

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From the folks at Courage Campaign:

Want to know how your representatives are doing? Click here, for your reps’ report card:

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From Countable :

Click here to go to a cool website which keeps track of what bills Congress is voting on any given week! You get a chance to send your vote to your rep automatically !

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Excerpted from whatdoidoabouttrump.com :

This is a site : issuevoter.org - which seems to be a cool way to engage immediately with issues in which you are especially interested. You choose the issue, a bill about the issue pops up, you vote, then they send your “comment” to your representatives.

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Write to your Reps !

From Democracy.io :

Failure to effectively reach members of Congress has disastrous consequences. Studies show that politicians fundamentally misconceive their constituents’ views, making it harder for them to represent us in the lawmaking process. “

” That’s why we built Democracy.io: a new tool to put you in touch with your members of Congress—with as few clicks as possible.”

Click here to write your letter.

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Click here for your Alameda County Board of Supervisors.

Click here to find your district.

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Give a voter a ride to the polls:

Excerpted from Carpool Vote

“Every American DESERVES a Vote We connect volunteer drivers with anybody who needs a ride to claim their vote. Click here to sign up.

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From Everytown.org

Click here to Quickly & Easily register to vote.

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