We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again: Republicans are furious that we showed up and showed out in the last election — so much so that they’re doing everything in their power to retaliate by undermining all of our hard work.
We’ve seen white supremacist legislators aid the folks who staged an attempted coup on the Capitol go with no repercussions, we’ve seen them try to remove critical race theory from our schools, we’ve even seen them do all they can to impose voting restrictions to tarnishing our democracy and what it’s supposed to be.
But we can’t let that discourage us. We have to come back larger, stronger, and even more powerful in order to elect more lawmakers who believe and advocate for the total liberation of Black people.
If you thought we had a lot on the line in 2020, think again — the elections coming up are just as important — if not more. Elections for state lawmakers, city councils, school boards, and more are happening all over the country. These are the people who will have a direct say on the things that directly impact the future of Black lives like police budgets, pauses on evictions, and more.
California Gubernatorial Recall Election
The gubernatorial recall election is on September 14, 2021.
It’s crucial that we show up to vote in the California recall election, the most consequential election happening in the country this year.
Every active registered voter will be mailed a vote-by-mail ballot. Once you’re registered to vote, sign up for Where’s My Ballot to track and receive notification on the status of your vote-by-mail ballot.
There’s so much at stake with this recall election. If you’ve already received your ballot, mail it in or drop it off today.
Reminder of Deadlines
- 8/31/2021-9/14/2021: Conditional voter registration period
- 8/31/2021-9/14/2021: New citizens registration period
- 9/8/2021-9/13/2021: Request for vote-by-mail ballots – late conditions
- 9/13/2021: Military or overseas voter recalled to service registration deadline
- 8/17/2021-9/14/2021: Voter’s Choice Act counties and NON-VCA counties utilizing 1602 – Dropoff locations open
- 9/14/2021 (Election Day): Polls shall be open throughout the state from 7:00am to 8:00pm
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