BALLOTS HAVE DROPPED
Ballots have been mailed out. You should be getting yours within the next week. It’s pretty straightforward, I think, since there are no propositions on the ballot for the primary election. The main thing I’ve noticed is that there are two places where you need to vote for U.S. State Senator twice, because one is for the candidate to fulfill the current term vacated by Kamala Harris – Alex Padilla was named by Governor Newsom only until elections could take place – and one is for the next term. …
HOW WE CAN ENGAGE THIS WEEK
BALLOTS WILL BE ARRIVING ANY DAY, AND PRIMARIES ARE LESS THAN 5 WEEKS AWAY!
Remember, the only thing that will defeat Democrats in 2022 is Democrats: Democrats not voting, not getting involved, being complacent or deciding we’re defeated and therefore not even trying. So, instead of putting that negative, defeatist energy out into the universe, if we ALL put forth just a small effort by volunteering and/or donating, and Get Out The Vote, I think we still have an excellent shot at bucking the odds and preventing a turnover in Congress this year….
REDISTRICTING – HOW IT’S SHAKING OUT
Whoo-ie is it getting crazy here in California after the “final” (pending official approval) 2021 redistricting maps were released in December. First, it is not easy trying to figure out where we fall in all of this. When Googling “district maps for California…” there are multiple articles about it, maps readily available from 2011 and even 2001 lines, but it’s like looking through a needle in a haystack to narrow things down and try to find out (a) where WE here in the KRV fall, and (b) who is running to represent us in the 2022 election cycle….