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  • Op-Ed: The drive to increase voter registration

    As the legislative session came to an end earlier this month, our leaders in Sacramento were busy working out the details on numerous bills to make sure they passed muster to end up on the governor’s desk. None of these bills may have a greater impact on our state than the proposed New Motor Voter Act (AB 1461) which was backed by Secretary of State Alex Padilla and authored by Assembly members Lorena Gonzalez, Luis Alejo and Kevin McCarty. The bill garnered enough support to make it through the legislature and is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature.
  • Glendale Unified to go to district elections

    Glendale Unified to go to district elections
    The Glendale school board has effectively agreed to move to a district-based voting system, despite Jewel City voters overwhelmingly rejecting the idea in April. School board President Christine Walters announced the unanimous decision Tuesday night....

    Glendale ponders having larger council

    Glendale ponders having larger council
    Almost four months after voters overwhelmingly rejected a move to split the community into voting districts, city officials are looking into expanding the City Council to seven at-large members and moving municipal elections to November. Measure D...

    La Crescenta residents favor election change, poll shows

    La Crescenta residents are being asked via an online survey whether they’d like to see election day for the Crescenta Valley Town Council moved from November to April. On Thursday, council members are expected to vote on moving the election date,...

    Letter: Congress must act to restore the VRA

    The Voting Rights Act turns 50 — and Congress must restore its protections. Aug. 6 marked the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, landmark civil rights legislation for the protection of voters from discrimination. The VRA is...