In addition to pre-registering students at Los Altos High School, the Voter Services’ team has been very busy the last few months.
New Citizen’s Ceremony: Seven League volunteers helped to register 522 voters from over 60 countries at the July 25th New Citizen Ceremony in Campbell where we also we also talked to everyone about the upcoming Census and the Voter’s Choice Act changes to election procedures in Santa Clara County.
National Voter Registration Day: Seven LAMV League volunteers had tables at Mountain View, Los Altos and Woodland libraries on National Voter Registration Day, September 24. While most people were either already registered or non-citizens, we had something useful to say to all 89 people we talked to during our 3 hours at the libraries. In Mountain View, none of the non-citizens were aware they should fill out the census too. They appreciated hearing that they can contribute to their communities by participating in the census.
LWV Supports Foothill College’s Political Awareness Day: On October 9th, LWV LAMV members partnered with Foothill College’s ASFC Student Government Leaders to hold an information session and rally to register students to vote and plan to participate in the 2020 Census. Students dropped by our table to ask questions, register and get a ticket for the free Taco Bar. We collected over a dozen completed registration forms and several forms went with students to be completed later.
Foothill’s President Thuy Nguyen visited our League tables and thanked us for supporting Foothill College’s students. Daphne Small, Foothill’s Director of Student Activities has asked if the League will support more student focused events in the January-February timeframe.