News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by A Martínez
Airs Weekdays 2 to 3 p.m.

Bureaucrat aims to get more young citizens to vote




Dean C. Logan is the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk for Los Angeles County. Logan has been in the position since 2008.
Dean C. Logan is the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk for Los Angeles County. Logan has been in the position since 2008.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC

Listen to story

04:07
Download this story 1MB

The June primary election set a record for low voter turnout - especially among people under 25. Less than 3 percent of them cast ballots in Los Angeles County.

Turnout for next month's general election might not be much higher.

But KPCC political reporter Sharon McNary says one county bureaucrat with a big vision is working to change that.

Related: Can this bureaucrat get young citizens to vote?