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    By Quinci LeGardye California Black Media     2020 is a big election year. With all eyes on the presidential race, Californians can’t afford to lose sight of our state and local elections. These decisions need the same amount of consideration being given to the big race. They are the ones with the most — and the most immediate — effects on you and your family’s safety, quality of life and finances.     This year, California as a ...
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    By Dianne Anderson With just a few weeks out from a historic election, Fontana City Council candidates are preparing for a win, and the hard work ahead to deal with city economics, an increase in homelessness, immigration and unhealthy air. Amy Malone – Fontana City Council District 3 If elected, Amy Malone wants to advocate ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Through the maze of national political twists and turns, there is a local sense of urgency among candidates and legislators at recent virtual forums held by the NAACP and 100 Black Men of Long Beach. Everyone, it seems, agrees that voters must get their ballots signed sealed and delivered, and don’t wait. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson   Alise Clouser for San Bernardino County Board of Education Alise Clouser has been involved in education long enough to recognize how opportunities abound for some students, while the rest are left behind. In her run for the San Bernardino County Board of Education, Clouser places career exploration and college access at ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Voters will rush to cast their ballots in the primaries this March 3 election, or at least that’s the hope for several Long Beach candidates who have thrown their hats in the ring. Some are seeking to take their new place at the table, or hang tight to their old seats. Long ...
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    We’ve had problems with our website since last Wednesday. While our endorsements have been available in print since Thursday, we are finally able to post them online. Please Vote! Vote by tomorrow Tuesday, November 6, 2018!!   Governor                                    Gavin Newsom Lt. Governor                             Eleni Kounalakis Secy of State                                   Alex Padilla Controller            ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It’s like an oxymoron — midterm elections are at fever pitch. This year holds the highest voter registrations for midterms that the nation has seen in ages. Will Rodriguez-Kennedy, president of California Young Democrats, said he sees younger voters devoting more time to campaigns, and there is a surge of energy wrapped ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Next month’s fast-approaching midterm elections count as one of the most consequential in a lifetime, according to political scholar Norman Ornstein. The folks at AARP “wholeheartedly concur,” and not just in word, but also by actions. The organization, which was founded in 1958 on the principles of promoting independence, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Between all the pros and the cons, the slew of statewide ballot propositions should give voters enough reading material to keep them busy from now until the November 6 election. On Saturday, October 6, for those that haven’t had time to wade through the state ballot propositions, they can still catch up ...
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    By Manny Otiko California Black Media With one of the most important midterm election less than five weeks away, a new survey shows that young Californians are fired up and ready to head to the polling booth. The poll, which was conducted by public policy consulting firm Evitarus, showed that young Californians were politically active ...