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Register to Vote for No on 98 to Save Rent Control
Date Monday May 19
Time 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Your County Registrar of Voters, open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. In SF: City Hall, Van Ness & McAllister, Basement, Van Ness side, San Francisco
Event Type Other
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Today is the last day you may register to vote for the June 3, 2008 election to stop the repeal of rent control by voting No on 98/Yes on 99 and for affordable housing in San Francisco, Yes on F/No on G. This will be a low voter turnout election because the presidential primary was in February. To defeat Prop 98, we must overcome the 5 million Republican voters who always vote in California. That means every pro-rent control citizen must register and vote in San Francisco and Los Angeles. When you register today, you can IMMEDIATELY vote absentee as we can vote absentee the 29 days before the election, and please sign up to be a Permanent Absentee (vote by mail) voter so you never forget to vote, can vote in the comfort of your home, and do not have to worry about voting on a Tuesday. If we lose rent control, MILLIONS more will be homeless in California almost immediately. You do not have to vote on everything on the ballot, but please vote No on 98/Yes on 99, and in SF, Yes on F/No on G. For more on No on 98, see
http://www.sftu.org,
http://www.noprop98.org/
http://www.no98yes99.com
and the endorsers of No on 98 are at:
http://www.no98yes99.com/go/who-we-are/prop.-98-opponents/

You can find your County Registrar of Voters (Elections Department) in your phone book and at:
http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/elections_d.htm

If you are working today, take a cab to get there on your lunch hour as registering and voting takes just a few minutes. They are open all day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., including whatever lunch hour you have.

If you are 17 but will be 18 on or before June 3, you can register on May 19 and then wait until June 3 to vote. On June 3, you must be at least 18 years old, a US Citizen and registered to vote on or before May 19, 2008 to vote on June 3, 2008. If you became a US citizen after May 19 but before May 27, you may register and vote at the Registrar (Department of Elections) office by May 27 with proof of citizenship. You can register to vote so long as you are not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction. If convicted of a felony, you must be pardoned in order to vote. The homeless may vote; they just need to put a street corner (e.g. Market and Van Ness Streets) as the street address to be assigned a precinct, and then a mailing address, such as a PO Box, on their voter registration form.
Added to the calendar on Sunday May 18th, 2008 9:39 AM

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