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The next election is speeding toward us on a runaway train of rhetoric, doubt, and deterrents. So let's talk facts, instead.

Election Day is technically November 3, but early voting starts soon after October 5 when ballots begin shipping out to every active, registered voter in California.

And the actual process of voting is different this year. You'll be doing it possibly by mail, or at a new vote center, in the time of a historic pandemic, in the midst of a fury over racial inequity and police brutality, while the Golden State burns in the orange glow of climate change.

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Let our senior politics reporter, Libby Denkmann, and our expert panelists be your guides to exercising your democratic rights. They’ll help you get prepared with all the what's, when's, where's, and why's of voting.

You can watch a replay of this event above.

Panelists:

  • Kim Alexander, president, California Voter Foundation
  • Justin Levitt, professor of Law at Loyola Marymount Law School, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice

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