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Advocates Say Disabled Often Banned From Voting

At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation’s largest county.

07/09/2014

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California May Have Just Seen Lowest Voter Turnout In Its History

The ballots counted so far put turnout about 18.4 percent, although that will certainly grow as elections officials count hundreds of thousands of outstanding ballots, including 166,000 in Los Angeles County.

06/05/2014

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Judge Rules Some California Convicts Can Vote

A judge ruled Wednesday that Secretary of State Debra Bowen erred by deciding that tens of thousands of criminals who are serving sentences under community supervision are ineligible to vote.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2014

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Calif. To Send Voter Forms To Insurance Enrollees

The state of California has agreed to mail voter registration cards to nearly 4 million people who have signed up for insurance through its health care exchange after a threat of a lawsuit, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.

03/24/2014

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Secretary Of State Sued Over Criminals’ Voting

The American Civil Liberties Union, League of Women Voters, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and other groups filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of nearly 60,000 convicts .

02/04/2014

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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.

10/24/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Let Noncitizens Help Voters

Certain immigrants who are not U.S. citizens could serve as poll workers in California under legislation heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

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Judge OKs Lawsuit Over Alleged Voting Discrimination In Anaheim

An Orange County Superior Court judge will allow a lawsuit claiming the elections process in the city of Anaheim leads to under-representation of Latinos on the City Council.

07/30/2013

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LA Mayoral Hopefuls Cast Their Ballots

LA’s mayoral hopefuls are out in force this election day, encouraging voters to cast their ballots.

03/05/2013

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Californians Reject Prop 38, Prop 30 Trails In Early Returns

Voters rejected Proposition 38 Tuesday night, which would have increased taxes to fund education.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2012

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Registered Sex Offenders Found Living In Several L.A. County Polling Places

CBS2/KCAL9 discovered at least six polling places in L.A. County, such as apartment complexes or mobile home communities, where registered sex offenders live.

11/05/2012

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Community Activists Get Out The Vote Before Election Day

Republican and Democratic community activists were getting out the vote Monday to make sure every last person turns out to the polls on Election Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2012

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Early Voting, Mail-In Ballots May Shorten Election Day Polling Lines

Los Angeles residents may not have to wait in long lines at polling places Tuesday, thanks to early voting and mail-in ballots.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2012

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Opinion: Go vote.

Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.

11/01/2012

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Opinion: Early Voting Is Getting Ridiculous

Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.

10/29/2012

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