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November 4, 1989 | KAREN TUMULTY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The closest thing that Martin Wright has to a home is the subway train he aimlessly rides most nights. Robin Rickard lives under the United Nations Building. Lazaro Falu stays with friends when he can. A few years ago, these three citizens of New York would have been denied the right to vote simply because they are homeless. How can you register people, the city argued, if all they have to offer for an address is a park bench or a steam grate? Where would you send their voter registration cards?
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 2000 | JENIFER RAGLAND
The final date to register to vote in the November presidential elections is Oct. 10. Anyone who wants to register may do so at the elections division office in the Hall of Administration at the County Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Ave. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Registration forms also are available throughout the county at fire stations, post offices, chambers of commerce, libraries, city halls and the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
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REAL ESTATE
August 24, 1986
The San Fernando Valley Board of Realtors has begun its distribution of 80,000 door hangers and 50,000 registration forms in an unprecedented campaign to register 35,000 Valley voters. The campaign marks the first time since the 1970s that the board has organized a voter registration effort. It is also the first time in the board's history that a massive two-month campaign combines voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives.
NEWS
July 22, 2000 | MARIA L. La GANGA and RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gov. George W. Bush indicated Friday that he was on the verge of choosing his vice presidential running mate, as former Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, the man leading the search process, took a legal step that could make it easier for Bush to pick him. Republican sources said Cheney, now a Texas businessman, moved to legally change his voting registration Friday from Texas to Wyoming--the state he represented in the House of Representatives for 11 years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 2000 | JENIFER RAGLAND
The final date to register to vote in the November presidential elections is Oct. 10. Anyone who wants to register may do so at the elections division office in the Hall of Administration at the County Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Ave. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Registration forms also are available throughout the county at fire stations, post offices, chambers of commerce, libraries, city halls and the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
NEWS
August 18, 1994
Ronald G. Brand, chief of staff for Assemblyman Paul Horcher (R-Diamond Bar), said he has changed his registration to Rancho Cucamonga, where he lives, after it was discovered that he had registered to vote in Diamond Bar, where he had rented a mailbox. Brand said he did not realize he was not allowed to register at the mailbox address, although the registration instructions state: "Print your complete address (not P.O. Box)." He voted in Diamond Bar in the June 7 primary election.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1997
As one who has tried to help people register to vote for more than 35 years, I take strong exception to Ira Mehlman's proposal that we tighten registration and voting procedures ("It's Too Easy to Vote, Not Too Hard," Commentary, Jan. 6). I remember the bad old days filled with bureaucratic obstacles to voting and yearlong residency waiting periods. Mail-in registration has been working smoothly here for 20 years, but only about half the states allowed it. Since registration has become more accessible nationwide through "motor voter," 12 million more people have been added to the rolls.
NEWS
July 22, 2000 | MARIA L. La GANGA and RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gov. George W. Bush indicated Friday that he was on the verge of choosing his vice presidential running mate, as former Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, the man leading the search process, took a legal step that could make it easier for Bush to pick him. Republican sources said Cheney, now a Texas businessman, moved to legally change his voting registration Friday from Texas to Wyoming--the state he represented in the House of Representatives for 11 years.
NEWS
February 25, 1990 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Bad news for California's Democrats: Their share of registered voters has slipped below 50% for the first time in 56 years. The California secretary of state's soon-to-be-released Report of Registration shows incremental good news for Republicans, who now claim 39.02% of the registered voters. Democrats have dropped to 49.94%. This continues a trend under way in California since 1976.
NEWS
August 3, 1989 | From Times wire services
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson switched his voting registration from Chicago to Washington today but was coy about whether he will run for mayor of the nation's capital against incumbent Marion Barry. Asked if registration was a step toward running for mayor next year, the 47-year-old minister joked, "This is just a few feet away from the White House." Jackson, who has never held public office but finished second to Michael S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1997
As one who has tried to help people register to vote for more than 35 years, I take strong exception to Ira Mehlman's proposal that we tighten registration and voting procedures ("It's Too Easy to Vote, Not Too Hard," Commentary, Jan. 6). I remember the bad old days filled with bureaucratic obstacles to voting and yearlong residency waiting periods. Mail-in registration has been working smoothly here for 20 years, but only about half the states allowed it. Since registration has become more accessible nationwide through "motor voter," 12 million more people have been added to the rolls.
NEWS
August 18, 1994
Ronald G. Brand, chief of staff for Assemblyman Paul Horcher (R-Diamond Bar), said he has changed his registration to Rancho Cucamonga, where he lives, after it was discovered that he had registered to vote in Diamond Bar, where he had rented a mailbox. Brand said he did not realize he was not allowed to register at the mailbox address, although the registration instructions state: "Print your complete address (not P.O. Box)." He voted in Diamond Bar in the June 7 primary election.
NEWS
February 25, 1990 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Bad news for California's Democrats: Their share of registered voters has slipped below 50% for the first time in 56 years. The California secretary of state's soon-to-be-released Report of Registration shows incremental good news for Republicans, who now claim 39.02% of the registered voters. Democrats have dropped to 49.94%. This continues a trend under way in California since 1976.
NEWS
November 4, 1989 | KAREN TUMULTY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The closest thing that Martin Wright has to a home is the subway train he aimlessly rides most nights. Robin Rickard lives under the United Nations Building. Lazaro Falu stays with friends when he can. A few years ago, these three citizens of New York would have been denied the right to vote simply because they are homeless. How can you register people, the city argued, if all they have to offer for an address is a park bench or a steam grate? Where would you send their voter registration cards?
REAL ESTATE
August 24, 1986
The San Fernando Valley Board of Realtors has begun its distribution of 80,000 door hangers and 50,000 registration forms in an unprecedented campaign to register 35,000 Valley voters. The campaign marks the first time since the 1970s that the board has organized a voter registration effort. It is also the first time in the board's history that a massive two-month campaign combines voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1995
Re Jeffrey Kagan's Jan. 18 letter on Dan Glickman (new secretary of agriculture): In actuality, Glickman was voted out of office by those who knew him least. Only just this last fall I changed my permanent address from Wichita, Kan., to California. Through several moves I maintained by voting registration in Wichita for no other reason than to retain Glickman as my representative. And I'm not even a Democrat. Unfortunately, an ineffectual Democratic governor, a strengthening in the anti-choice movement and a tendency by Kansas Republicans to believe that nothing exists beyond the state borders except Sen. Bob Dole led to Glickman's recent defeat.
NEWS
November 18, 2000 | From Associated Press
A federal lawsuit seeks to block the election of Republican George W. Bush by challenging running mate Dick Cheney's claim to be a resident of Wyoming. The suit, filed by Lawrence A. Caplan of Boca Raton, Fla., claims Cheney is a resident of Texas, and that he and Bush, therefore, shouldn't be awarded that state's 32 electoral votes. Cheney spokeswoman Juleanna Glover Weiss dismissed the action as frivolous. He "is a legally registered voter in Wyoming," Weiss said.
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