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Voting at 17? Not so fast

This is a modified version of the original story by Elena Neale-Sacks for use in classrooms. A proposal to give younger people a greater voice in elections was rejected in November 2020 by about 55% of California voters. Proposition 18 would have allowed 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections if they turned 18 by the next general election. […]

Posted inCalMatters Classroom

Voting at 17? Not so fast

This is a modified version of the original story by Elena Neale-Sacks for use in classrooms. A proposal to give younger people a greater voice in elections was resoundingly rejected in November 2020 by about 55% of California voters. By some measures Proposition 18, which would have allowed 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections if they turned 18 […]

Posted inCalMatters Classroom

Voting at 17? Not so fast

This is a modified version of the original story by Elena Neale-Sacks for use in classrooms. A proposal to give younger people a greater voice in elections was resoundingly rejected in November 2020 by about 55% of California voters. By some measures Proposition 18, which would have allowed 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections if they turned 18 […]

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¿Qué hay detrás de la ‘Gran Renuncia’ de los legisladores de California?

En resumen Un número inusualmente alto de legisladores estatales influyentes se jubila o se postula para un cargo más alto. Las razones incluyen una combinación de nuevos distritos electorales, límites de mandato y ambición política.  Read this article in English.    ¿Puede el último legislador en el edificio apagar las luces?  Impulsados ​​por los límites de mandato […]

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¿Cuánto cambiará el poder político con la redistribución de distritos en California?

EN RESUMEN La comisión de redistribución de distritos de los ciudadanos de California está diseñada para no ser partidista, pero sus mapas legislativos y legislativos finales podrían cambiar la política de los partidos. Esta semana, la comisión está revisando muchos comentarios públicos y considerando posibles cambios. Read this article in English. La redistribución de distritos no […]