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Your Voice, Your Vote

Register to Vote!

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Questions about Registering?

View a recording of the Voter 101: The Basics presenation made by Dr. Carl Luna, which covered topics as diverse as the history of the electorate.

My Voice, My Vote

Election Resources

San Diego Registrar of Voters includes details on the California Voter’s Choice Act, voting options (mail, drop-off, in-person), and voter registration and provides resources for poll workers, candidates and campaigns, and outreach tools, including information for college students and accessible voting options. 
 
Ballotpedia offers a breakdown of the city elections in San Diego for 2024, including the general election on March 5, 2024, and the special general election for San Diego City Council. The website provides information about candidates and additional elections on the ballot. 

The official website of the California Secretary of State provides Elections and Voter Information and resources on various aspects of voting and elections in California.  
 
Visit the Student Voter Information FAQs for information surrounding your right to vote! 

Visit the SDCCD webpage for Voter Empowerment 

Civic Engagement

The San Diego Community College District encourages vibrant civic engagement. Civic engagement encompasses a variety of activities that are aimed at addressing issues of public concerns. Participation in civic duties can appear in a number of ways including volunteering, contacting local officials, and engaging in leadership roles within the community. Civic engagement that is respectful enriches the experiences of student life and the San Diego community College District. With this form and inform each other. As an institution of higher learning, the San Diego Community College District must protect the ability to participate in the exchange of ideas, even those that are controversial and distressing.

Want To Know More?

See a List of Top Ten Books about Suffragettes compiled by The Guardian.

View a Visual timeline of Black Women's struggle to vote , presented by Mesa College DSPS.

Click here to watch PBS FRONTLINE's video on The Fight Against Voter Suppression

Read an ABC News article on the history of voter supression in the United States of America.

Delve into the Voting Rights section of the Civil Rights History Project in the Library of Congress website.

Additional Reading Material

The following books are also recommended reading:

  • Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones (ISBN#1541618610)
  • Our time is Now by Stacey Abrams (ISBN#1250257697)
  • One Person, One Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson (ISBN#1635571383)
  • What You Need To Know About Voting And Why by Kim Wehle (ISBN#0062974793)
  • How To Read The Constitution And Why by Kim Wehle (ISBN#0062896318)
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