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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla
Gov. Newsom Appoints Sec. Padilla to Replace Sen. Harris
December 24, 2020
Despite intense pressure from Black women political groups across the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to be California’s next United States Senator, ... read more »
Black Women Leaders to Sen. Feinstein: Give Up Your Own Seat for Sec. Padilla
December 10, 2020
Black women leaders have a recommendation for Dianne Feinstein, California’s senior U.S. Senator: consider giving up your own seat so that California Secretary of State Alex Padilla can fill it. Their call is to appoint a Black Woman with political experience and a track record of success – someone who will be ready on day one to serve.   ... read more »
Polls in the Pandemic: What Every California Voter Should Know Before Election Day
October 1, 2020
This November’s general election is set to be historic, not just because of the presidential race at a time when the American electorate is unusually polarized.   ... read more »
California Voters to Decide Whether  or Not  Parolees  Should Be Allowed to  Vote  
August 14, 2020
In November,  Californians will vote on a proposition that could  expand voting  rights to  include  parolees.    If passed, Proposition 17, which passed the State Senate as ACA 6 June 24,  would amend the state constitution so that any otherwise eligible person who is not currently incarcerated can vote.   The current law in California prohibits previously incarcerated persons from voting while on parole, though they can vote while on probation, county Post-Release Community Supervision and federal supervised release.  Allowing parolees to vote would enfranchise over 40,000 Californians currently on parole.     ... read more »
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Speak at SMC Graduation June 11 Largest-Ever Graduating Class in Santa Monica College’s History
May 31, 2019
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will be the 2019 commencement speaker at Santa Monica College (SMC). SMC’s 89th commencement ceremony will be held Tuesday, June 11 at 6 p.m. at Corsair Field on the college’s main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica. ... read more »

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