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Sac State professors discuss misinformation in the 2020 election

Sac State Political Science Professors Kim Nalder, Kristina Flores Victor, Danielle Martin and Andrea Terry hold a question and answer section at the end of a webinar hosted by Friends of the Library on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. They discussed strategies on avoiding misinformation during an election season. Screenshot taken by Michael Pacheco via Zoom.

Michael Pacheco and Piper Haitsuka

October 30, 2020

Sac State’s Friends of the Library hosted a webinar led by political science professors to help with making sense of the 2020 election on Zoom.

The State Hornet Voter Guide 2020

October 30, 2020

For some, this is our first election. For others, this is one of many. For all of us, this is a monumental election. Get information on the election by students, for students, here.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to vote in California

INFOGRAPHIC: How to vote in California

Isabelle Juarez

October 27, 2020

The State Hornet’s visual guide to mail-in voting and in-person voting in California.

FAQ: All about Measure C on Sacramento’s ballot

Measure C if passed, would establish an elected rent control board that would regulate rent for affected units and limit the ability of landlords to terminate leases, according to the impartial analysis of Measure C prepared by Sacramento’s city attorney.

Colby Case

October 22, 2020

Measure C on Sacramento’s ballot this year, also known as the Sacramento Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Charter Amendment, proposes the creation of a rent control board. The State Hornet has put together an FAQ answering the most common questions about the measure on the ballot.

FAQ: All about Measure B on Sacramento’s ballot

Measure B on Sacramento’s Ballot this year, also called the Independent Redistricting Timeline Exception, focuses on the timeline of redistricting that the city follows after receiving population data from the 2020 census.

Camryn Dadey

October 22, 2020

Sacramento’s Measure B proposes an extension for redistricting after census data is delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

FAQ: All about Measure A on Sacramento’s ballot

Mayor Darrell Steinberg speaks to protesters outside of La Cosecha at Cesar Chavez Plaza in Sacramento, California, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. Steinberg supports Measure A which would change the cities governing structure to give the mayor more executive power to make decisions, hire the city manager and propose the budget. Photo in background taken by Sara Nevis.

Samaha Samy

October 22, 2020

The Sacramento Mayoral Accountability and Community Equity Act of 2020, also known as Measure A or the “strong mayor” proposal, if passed would reform Sacramento’s governing system.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Electoral activist Dann Mead analyzes ballot measures and propositions

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Electoral activist Dann Mead analyzes ballot measures and propositions

Robbie Pierce

October 20, 2020

Haven’t decided how to vote on the propositions and measures this year? This week’s State Hornet Spotlight has podcast editor Robbie Pierce and electoral activist Dann Mead discuss how each ballot bill might affect Sacramento residents:

Experts explain: California propositions, what they’ll cost

Staff of the Legislative Analyst’s Office explained the 2020 California ballot initiatives in a virtual event Tuesday evening hosted by the Sacramento Public Library and the Project for an Informed Electorate at Sacramento State. Voters tasked the LAO with providing impartial analysis explaining each initiative after voters approved California Proposition 9 in 1974, according to Jason Constantouros, principal fiscal and policy analyst at the LAO. Background screenshots via Zoom and collage by Jenna Cooper.

Jenna Cooper

October 15, 2020

Staff of the Legislative Analyst’s Office explained the 2020 California ballot initiatives in a virtual event Tuesday evening hosted by the Sacramento Public Library and the Project for an Informed Electorate at Sacramento State.

VIDEO: Voter FAQ: Registering to vote, early voting and more questions answered

VIDEO: Voter FAQ: Registering to vote, early voting and more questions answered

Ian Ratliff, broadcast editor

October 13, 2020

Do you know how to register to vote, vote early, check your voter registration status and when the deadline to register to vote is? State Hornet broadcast editor Ian Ratliff answers these questions and more.