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NSDC NAACP Presents Meet the Candidate Forum (Escondido) on Sept. 16, 2020, 5:30 PM

NSDC NAACP Presents Meet the Candidate Forum (Escondido) on Sept. 16, 2020, 5:30 PM

Replay of the Candidate Forum is available NSDC NAACP on YouTube. NSDC NAACP Presents Meet the Candidate Forum (Escondido) Date: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Zoom Register Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z5AWLbdETi-LqhSXfrkKBQ Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2793797020848354 Host: Vice President Rob Jenkins Moderator: 3rd Vice President Natasha Howell Candidates: City Council District 2 Rick Paul Tina Inscoe Vanessa Valenzuela City Council District 3 Don Greene Dara Czerwonka Susan Reveles City Council District 4 April Pugh Andres Yanez

🗳️ Election Day 2020

🗳️ Election Day 2020

Election Day will be on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and you can: Register to Vote (including Conditional Voter Registration on Election Day and 14 days prior) Check Your Voter Registration Check Where’s Your Ballot You’re eligible to vote in California if you are: A United States citizen and a resident of California, 18 years old or older on Election Day, Not currently in state or federal prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony (for more information, please…

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🗳️ Presidential Primary Election 2020

🗳️ Presidential Primary Election 2020

💜 A write-up from Escondido Indivisible, a grassroots group for liberty, justice and compassion for all. A version of this post is also available on Notion. Our preliminary write-up of the Midterm Election 2018 is also available on our website. Please let us know of any errors in the data. Summary The voter turnout for this 2020 Presidential Primary in San Diego County almost reached 50% based on 907,602 ballots out of 1,825,237 registered voters. For U.S. House of Representatives’…

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Some Actions to Demand Police Reforms

Some Actions to Demand Police Reforms

As we mourn George Floyd and grieve the latest losses of black lives in our nation and communities due police brutality and anti-blackness, we can continue to demand actions. Contact Assemblymember Waldron and State Senator Jones and ask them to support AB 2054 which “will establish the Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems (C.R.I.S.E.S.) Act pilot grant program, to fundamentally improve emergency responses for vulnerable populations in California, by strengthening, expanding and promoting community-based responses to emergency situations”. See…

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Updated Notes on San Diego County COVID-19 Cases

Updated Notes on San Diego County COVID-19 Cases

As we face calls to reopen San Diego on May 1st, including from our elected Board of Supervisor Kristin Gaspar and Mayor Paul McNamara, and opposition to California’s Stay-at-Home Order, here are some San Diego County COVID-19 related numbers to keep in mind: In 7 days from April 26 to May 2, 2020 and even with our early & strict state and local public health orders, we had reported: – 884 new positive cases (which account for ~22.5% of total…

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Some Information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Some Information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Resources World Health Organization (WHO) U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) California State Government & Department of Health (CDPH) San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (SDC HHSA) Escondido City What is the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered virus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). People infected with the virus may show symptoms 2-14 days after exposure: common symptoms such as fever,…

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The Presidential Primary Election 2020

The Presidential Primary Election 2020

🗳️ The Presidential Primary Election is coming on March 3, 2020. Make sure you are ready! And check out the San Diego Register of Voters’ Election Information! Register to Vote by February 18, 2020 if you haven’t already registered to vote Check Your Voter Registration by February 18, 2020 if you have already registered to vote to make sure your voter information is up-to-date or that you haven’t been removed from the registration roll Request a Vote By Mail Ballot…

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Announcing the Escondido Library Watchdog Website

Announcing the Escondido Library Watchdog Website

FYI, a website dedicated to opposing the privatizing of Escondido Public Library has launched at https://www.escondidolibrarywatchdog.org/. From the website’s Welcome page: Welcome to the Escondido Public Library Watchdog. Why a Watchdog? We believe that an important public good, like a library, should not be handed over to a private entity firm. We hold that public libraries should be operated by and for the public. In the almost two years our Library has been operated by a corporate interest significant problems…

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Earlier this (last?) week (or ~9 days go?), Assemblymember Marie Waldron, who represented Escondido as a State Assemblymember for ~6 years and previously its City Council member for ~13 years, made a now-deleted post on one of her official social media accounts about waiting for election results and her likely victory of the State Assembly District 75 race. The post included a photo of her, mostly likely staff member Tom Stinson along with 2 other individuals. Disturbingly, however, one of…

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2018 Preliminary Election Result Summary

2018 Preliminary Election Result Summary

As of November 11, 2018, 6:00 PM PST with 356,000 outstanding ballots left to be counted in San Diego County: The voter turnout in San Diego County is on-track to reach 65% based on 798,429 ballots cast and 356,000 outstanding ballots left to be counted in San Diego County as of November 11, 2018. The last time a midterm election reached 60% was in 2010 when turnout was 64.23%. In a race where Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (US CA-D50) had…

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