Urgent Conversations: Educational and Social Justice Forums -Voting in the US: Past, Present, Future

October 5, 2020

This event is part of a four-part series on issues of equity and social justice titled “Urgent Conversations: Educational and Social Justice Forums.” This will be a discussion to understand the history of voting in the US and how to harness our individual political power through voting. Q and...

Student Trustee election held

Student Trustee election held

Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor / @Hillarymhetrick

May 6, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District is holding an election for their new student trustee through Thursday, May 7. Students can vote through this SurveyMonkey link until 5 p.m. to choose who represents the students of the district. According to the district's website, a student trustee is a non-vot...

Ward 5 election update

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 28, 2016

As Election Day gets closer, the decision of who will be the Ward 5 Trustee is closing in on voters in the area. Whether it be incumbent Greg Enholm or challenger Fernando Sandoval, both candidates want to provide the best viable option for community members. Enholm holds priority in raising awareness fo...

Prop. 51 on the ballot in November

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

October 20, 2016

The California Public School Facility Bonds Initiative, or Proposition 51, will be on the ballot for all California residents to either vote “yes” or “no” for this November. If you choose to vote “yes,” you vote for your public school, grades K-14, to apply for part of a nine billion dol...

Eligible voters have choices

Eligible voters have choices

Cassie Dickman, cdickman@lmcexperience.com

October 6, 2016

This 2016 election season is shaping up to be one of the most controversial in U.S. history, with two candidates -- the first woman representing a major party and an unconventional business man with a style all his own -- who are widely seen as unfavorable or untrustworthy. These attributes have kep...

Voting is key in state election

Voting is key in state election

LMC STAFF, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

September 30, 2016

In 2008, in a state that some call “The People’s Republic of California” for its supposed liberal politics, voters chose to place a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Seven years later, after many states had already granted the right for gay couples to marry, the Supreme Court ruled it a c...

Don’t be a low information voter

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com

May 6, 2016

With the California presidential primary election coming up on June 7, people young and old are registering to vote, because in this day and age, everyone is given a chance to “make a difference” in America, whether they deserve one or not. I’m not saying some people should be allowed to vote...

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