Among the changes many have to make this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic will be how, when, and where we vote. California has offered mail-in ballots in general elections since 1962, but there are still thousands of voters who, at least until this year, vote in-person at their local polling location or vote center.
In an op-ed published yesterday by the L.A. Times, three former Los Angeles officials proposed installing a planning reform commission to minimize developers’ influence on City Council matters and modernize our city’s outdated planning and zoning systems.
Democrats learned the hard way in 2016. President Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in Michigan by fewer than 11,000 votes that year while left-leaning Green Party candidate Jill Stein netted over 51,000 and Libertarian Gary Johnson won 172,000.