With the 2020 general election already underway in California and more than half the states in the country, Kim Alexander, President and Founder of the California Voter Foundation, and Rob Chua of the Filipino Bayanihan Resource Center join the podcast to inform listeners about how the voting process differs this year in comparison to previous elections. In a dialogue moderated by Jack Mahoney, SVCF's Civic Participation Program Officer, the episode focuses on what voters need to know for the upcoming election, including how to ensure mail-in ballots are counted, the leading casuses for ballot rejection and more.
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Jack Mahoney, Civic Participation Program Officer for Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Kim Alexander, President of the California Voter Foundation,
and Rob Chua of the Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center.
What you will learn:
- What California is doing to promote safety throughout the voting process
- How to ensure your absentee ballot gets counted
- The leading causes of ballot rejection
- How to get involved and support voter turnout
Resources from this episode:
- Kim Alexander , President and Founder, California Voter Foundation
- Robert Chua, Communications and Government Relations Consultant, Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center
- Jack Mahoney, Program Officer for Civic Participation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
- Cal Voter Resources and Tools -- check your status
- Where's My Ballot? -- track your ballot
- SVCF’s simple tips to be an engaged voter