What can I do now?

QUICK LINKS TO: Federal candidates, State candidates, County Supervisor, City Candidates, School District Races, Special District Races, Propositions, Local Measures, Voting/registration information, Ballot drop-off locations, In-person voting locations, “Protect the Vote” volunteer opportunities.

You’ve registered to vote. Your friends are all registered. You’ve checked that Grandma is still on the rolls. Now what?

How do we get to this?

Phone Banking

If you’re wondering what you can do TODAY to remove this nightmare of an administration, reaching out to others and asking them to vote, with phone banking and textbanking, is the most powerful action you can take. For those of us who are phone-phobic, we’re leaving up this very helpful video from Kathryn Grody and her husband, some guy named Mandy Patinkin, (“Inconceivable!“) to break it down and dispel your fears.

WAIT!!! DON’T ZIP ON PAST THIS! Yes, us introverts were effective door-knockers before COVID-19, and we can become successful phonebankers too! But since we’re the kind of people who want to KNOW WHAT WE’RE GETTING INTO BEFORE WE DO ANYTHING, we’ve put up some videos, even one especially for people like us. (But we know you’ll be studying all three!) We can do this!

  • Request your Biden-Harris yard and window signs here
  • Your Ventura County Democratic Voter Guide is here!
  • Reclaim Our Vote’s Billboard Campaign.
  • Oct. 24th – The NILC Immigrant Justice Fund will be holding a text bank training Saturday at 10 am PT.  Sign up here to text voters and find other events
  • Download a state-by-state Biden/Harris graphic for your phone lockscreen here and some cool graphics for your social media here.
  • Share this voter assistance hotline sheet on your social media.

Featured phonebanks (Monday 10/26):

SPANISH SPEAKERS! Poor People’s Campaign needs you to help them reach 50,000 voters!

If you speak Spanish as your first or second language, there are 50,000  voters we want to connect with in their preferred language – and with your help, we can do it!

Join the training on zoom at 5:30 pm ET and after the training we will begin to send text messages in Spanish and English – to text bank you will need a computer or tablet.

Sign up to attend a We Must Do M.O.R.E bilingual text bank training to learn how to text poor and low-income voters in key states where their vote can have the greatest impact. You will sign voters up for election reminders, help them develop a voting plan, and connect them to the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.

Swing Left campaign to voters in Super States! Today they are covering North Carolina!

Virtual training dates:

  • Wed. Oct. 28, 5-9pm PDT.
  • Fri, Oct. 30, 12:30-1:30pm PDT.

Sign up here! Calling key
Super State voters to make sure they turn out to vote is a proven and effective way to help Democrats win in November. You can call voters right now from the comfort and safety of your home—no matter where you live! Never made calls before? Don’t worry—it’s a simple conversation, and we’ll provide a script. You can also attend a virtual phone bank training and check out the resources here for some great beginner and intermediate tips. Remember, these are just conversations with voters, and you’re doing one of the most important actions we can do right now to turn out voters, in the races that matter most.

Phonebank for Joe Biden with Tina Tchen (Monday, 10/26)

With 9 days left to get Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to the White House, there isn’t a moment to waste. Mail in ballots have dropped in nearly every state, meaning GOTV (get out the vote) is already here!Nonetheless, don’t let the polls fool you; this election is still very much a toss-up. That’s why we need each and every one of you on the phones calling voters to ensure they have a plan to vote for Joe and Kamala. This week, we have a star-studded lineup of guest speakers kicking off phone bank opportunities nearly every day this week. Don’t wake up November 4th wishing you had done more — join us!

  • Sign up here for tonight’s event
  • Sign up here for Tuesday’s event with Ashley Biden and Tobita Chow (3:00 pm PT)
  • Sign up here for Tuesday’s event with Steve Earl (12:00 pm PT)
  • Sign up here for Thursday’s event with Maurice Mitchell (4:00 pm PT)

Mobile Mobilization Squad! – ONLINE – Textbanking with Black To The Future!

Sign up here. 2020 is a year unlike any we’ve seen in our lifetime and now, more than ever, we need a government that listens, acts, and works for us! Black people have too much at stake to not have our voices heard and our needs addressed. Now is our chance to unrig the rules, level the playing field, and put into place policies that work for all of us. To win up and down the ballot, we must offer a vision and a plan for how our future can and must be different by engaging, educating, and mobilizing our communities to the polls; and, we must fight voter suppression at every level. But we can’t do it without you. Join us in this fight as we work to make Black people powerful in every aspect of our lives.

We’re training and mobilizing a Volunteer Action Squads to fight back:
Mobile Mobilization Squad — Join our team of text bankers! We’ll use text messages to educate, engage, and mobilize our supporters to the polls! Between now and election day, we’ll host weekly text banks to inform and energize Black voters. We’ll answer questions about voting by mail, advance in-person voting, and for those voters who are planning to cast their ballot on election day, we’ll help them do it safely. If you enjoy sending texts and helping your community make their voices heard — sign up today!

Last Tuesday Indivisible Phonebank for Christy Smith- 10/27 – (6:00-8:00 pm)

Register here. We’re coming up on the final stretch!

Join WINdivisible Phonebank

If you’re new to phonebanking, join us for a live training during the first 30 minutes of the call or watch this quick training video so you can jump right in. Then, join us to call voters in the key states we need to win to bring us one step closer to winning the White House, flipping the Senate, and keeping the House. We’re not getting comfortable or slowing down in this race to November 3 — every call you make has the potential to push us across the  Click here to sign up to phonebankthen check out our phonebanking schedule to find an opportunity that works for you. 

Gun Sense Voter/Moms Demand Action/Students Demand Action!

Join an event here. (10/28, 10/29, 10/31, 11/2) Mitch McConnell’s Senate majority has dragged its feet on everything, including addressing gun violence, but now it’s rushing to ram through a Supreme Court nominee who is backed by the NRA. Mitch McConnell and his allies in the Senate are refusing to do the right thing for gun safety in our country. It’s time for us to make clear that their actions have consequences. 

Virtual Community Phone Banks – these are happening every day!

Thursday Events:

  • SURJ Thursday Phone banks: On Thursdays we do recruitment calls to our base to sign up more people for the Saturday phone banks to voters.
    • Volunteer Recruitment Phone Bank dates: 3-6pm PT on Thursdays, October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22, October 29
    • Our final 3 Voter Contact Phone Banks are 10am-1:30pm PT Sunday November 1 and then 1-4pm PT on Mon/Tues November 2nd & 3rd.

The phonebanks listed below are just a sample. We’re keeping lists of additional opportunities to help: Phonebanks are being organized by NAACP, SURJ, Sister District, Flip the West, SwingLeft, Indivisible, CADEM and more. Go here to see everything!

  • Ever-updating event feed here.
  • Mondays 9-11pm – RSVP
  • Mondays 2-4pm – RSVP
  • Mondays 4-6pm – RSVP
  • Tuesdays 9-11pm – RSVP
  • Tuesdays 12-2pm – RSVP
  • Tuesdays 3-5pm – RSVP
  • Wednesdays 10am-12pm – RSVP
  • Wednesdays 12pm-2pm – RSVP
  • Wednesdays 2-4pm – RSVP
  • Thursdays 9-11am – RSVP
  • Thursdays 12-2pm – RSVP
  • Thursdays 4-6pm – RSVP
  • Friday 7am-9am – RSVP
  • Friday 9am-11pm – RSVP
  • Friday 11am-1pm – RSVP
  • Saturdays 8am-10pm – RSVP
  • Saturdays 10am-12pm – RSVP
  • Saturdays 12-2pm – RSVP
  • Saturdays 2-4pm – RSVP
  • Sundays 8am-10pm – RSVP
  • Sundays 10am-12pm – RSVP
  • Sundays 12-2pm – RSVP
  • Sundays 2-4pm – RSVP
  • Phonebank anytime for Biden-Harris & Key U.S. Senate Races here
  • Featured events! Battleground: Carmen Ramirez for Supervisor, also Julia Brownley, Jacqui Irwin, & Monique LimonOxnard GOTV📞 on Wed & Sat for Ramirez, Limon, Brownley, & Irwin – Stop the oil takeover of our Board of Supervisors!: Here. Saturdays (12- 2:30 pm) and Wednesdays (5:30-7:30 pm) RSVP Join in today from 1:30-3:30 and/or pick dates: 10/21, 10/24, 10/28.
  • SPANISH SPEAKERS: Oxnard GOTV📞 on Wed & Sat for Ramirez, Limon, Brownley, & Irwin: Here. More dates: 10/23, 10/30
  • Christy Smith: Tuesday phonebanking for Christy Smith: Join Simi Valley Indivisible their Tuesday night phonebank! Each phonebank will start with a Zoom training then phonebanking to elect local Democrats! Link here.
  • Progressives for Biden & CADEM: Includes training. Here. 10/18, 10/19, 10/20, 10/21, 10/22, 10/24, 10/25, 10/26, 10/27, 10/28, 10/29, 10/31, 11/1, 11/2, 11/3
  • Flip Simi Valley: Christy Smith for Congress: Join us as we flip our battleground congressional seat by calling Simi Valley Voters!
    • Tuesdays, 6-8 pm PDT – RSVP
    • Saturdays, 3 -6 pm PDT – RSVP
    • Sundays, 12-3 pm PDT – RSVP
  • Tuesdays and Fridays for Kameren Chase Neal. Facebook link here. https://american.zoom.us/j/94013221957Join us every Tuesday and Friday for a phonebanking session with Kameren!” Host is Kameren Chase Neal, who is a candidate for Calleguas Municipal Water District.
  • Biden-Harris and the Senate: Swing-State Sunday: Facebook link here. Public · Hosted by Greater Oxnard Organization of Democrats – GOOD ClubStonewall Democrats of Ventura County and Ventura County Democratic Party. Join Ventura County Democrats & the California Democratic Party for our official phonebank to flip the Senate and elect Joe Biden & Kamala Harris! Register here: https://www.mobilize.us/cadems/event/303583/ Each Sunday, we’ll be calling into one or two states for Democratic candidates for the Senate — and the Biden-Harris ticket! These are states where, if Joe wins, it’s likely we’ll win the Senate seat, too. And vice versa!We’ll be using the ThruTalk dialer system, and we’ll start the event with a training for those who need it. We will also have the “manual” phonebank, for those who prefer it.

Spanish Language Events:

  • Fridays (5:30-7:30 p-m) RSVP


Instructions to get started here.

  • Ventura County Democrats RSVP

INDIVISIBLE phonebanks

Participate in our Hubdialer all week and call CALIFORNIA VOTERS in support of some of our endorsed candidates, by signing up here: https://act.indivisible.org/signup/2020-phonebank we will be calling for the following candidates on the following days:

  • TODAY Sunday, Oct. 18th – Minnesota (Central time 2pm-4pm, 4:00-6:00, 6:00-8:00)
  • Monday Oct. 19 – Texas: (Central time 2pm-4pm, 4:00-6:00, 6:00-8:00)
  • More – keep checking for specific
  • October 24, from 3 pm to 6 pm ET — Register here.
  • October 31, from 3 pm to 6 pm ET — Register here.
  • Join the Truth Brigade to counter the disinformation that threatens our democracy and our lives. This program counters propaganda, false characterizations, misinformation, and outright lies. When we share and amplify unified, factual messages to those who trust us, we shift the narrative. When we do this by the thousands as the Indivisible Truth Brigade, we get our country back.
  • Indivisible: Indivisible Chicago has added new phone banks to Wisconsin on Monday nights and Michigan on Thursday afternoons. They gather on Zoom to prepare you with detailed notes and orientation; after the shift, you reconvene to debrief and share experiences. Their leaders stay with you all the way to solve problems and answer questions. (See current signup list here.)
  • Indivisible Training Phone Banking 101: Their 45-minute training class, has turned hundreds of apprehensive amateurs into confident, comfortable phone bankers. They’ll show you the ropes, allay your anxieties, answer all your questions. And every class precedes a working phone bank, so if you like you can step right in and get to work with experienced phone bankers who will teach you even more. (See current signup list here.)

Participate in our Open Virtual Phonebank anytime from now through Nov. 3 and call CALIFORNIA VOTERS to encourage them to turn in their ballots! (this is non-partisan and no sign up necessary), just access the list and script by clicking on one of the following links:

Voter Contact Phone Bank dates: 10am-1:30pm PT on Saturdays, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31.

Monday – 10/28 – ONLINE – “Spanish Language Phonebanking with Flip the West (11:00am-2:00 pm)

Note – in our “What can I do now?” post, we have Spanish-language phonebanks for Biden to Florida voters as well. 10/20, 10/27

Dates: 10/28, 10/29, 10/30, 10/31, 11/1

Facebook link here.¡Bienvenidos a nuestras llamadas semanales en línea! Commit to Flip Blue, Democracy Action Marin, and Flip the West se han afiliado para organizar bancos telefónicos en español. Las llamadas se harán todos los días. Necesitamos su ayuda para llamar a votantes cuya lengua primaria es español. Queremos que se registren como votantes por correo y que apoyen a los candidatos del partido democrático para el Senado, la Casa Blanca y salvaguardar los escaños de la Cámara en CA.

ALL OCT/NOV – ONLINE – Environmental Voter Project – National Phonebanking to first time voters

Sign up for almost-daily events here. It’s time to get in the game, and the Environmental Voter Project wants to make it as easy as possible for you to have an impact this election season.

We’ve individually identified 2 million environmentalists who have never voted before across 12 states. We know what messaging works best to turn them into first-time voters, but we need your help to reach them.

On Sunday, 10/11, the Environmental Voter Project with be running an “Activist Afternoon” Phonebank at 12:00 noon. Their virtual phone bank will be led by volunteer leaders from Citizens’ Climate Lobby! The phone bank will start with a training, then will be calling environmental voters together after the training until 2pm PDT / 5pm EDT. If you’ve already been trained as a phone banker, you’ll be able to jump straight into calling. Register here: https://www.environmentalvoter.org/events/activist-afternoon-phone-bank-15

Saturday Events:

  • SURJ Saturday Phone banks: Help SURJ organize white people to beat Trump in Georgia! We’re calling white people every week to talk to them about voting, race, AND to organize them into our powerful work in the South. You don’t have to be from Georgia to make sure that we #SwingGALeft. Sign up here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsc-qgqTgtHdY4mCdPECue4wGYgISQ2NRO
    • Voter Contact Phone Bank dates: 10am-1:30pm PT on Saturdays, 10/31, 11/1, 11/2, 11/3
  • 12:00-2:00 pm: Civic Saturdays with Jess. Make calls for Biden, Jamie Harrison and Sarah Gideon, plus CA Congressional candidates. Manual and automatic dialers. Register here.
  • 1:00-3:00 pm: Sister District Arizona or Georgia Statehouse calls with Jess. Manual dial. Register here.
  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm: Phonebank for MJ Hegar in Texas—SIGN UP
  • ALL DAY: GOTV phonebank in Michigan! All day shifts!  SIGN UP.
  • 2:00-4:00pm: English/Spanish Bilingual Phone Bank with Swing Left and Battleground Iowa SIGN UP
  • 2:00-5:00pm: GOTV Out-of-State ThruTalk Dialer Phone Bank with Battleground Iowa SIGN UP

Sunday Events:

  • PA weekend phonebanking:
    • Restore Voting Rights in PA – Sundays: Call purged Democrats, likely Dems, and independents and get them re-registered and ready to vote. Sign Up HERE! 
  • Biden-Harris and the Senate: Swing-State Sunday: Facebook link here. Public · Hosted by Greater Oxnard Organization of Democrats – GOOD ClubStonewall Democrats of Ventura County and Ventura County Democratic Party. Join Ventura County Democrats & the California Democratic Party for our official phonebank to flip the Senate and elect Joe Biden & Kamala Harris! Register here: https://www.mobilize.us/cadems/event/303583/ Each Sunday, we’ll be calling into one or two states for Democratic candidates for the Senate — and the Biden-Harris ticket! These are states where, if Joe wins, it’s likely we’ll win the Senate seat, too. And vice versa!We’ll be using the ThruTalk dialer system, and we’ll start the event with a training for those who need it. We will also have the “manual” phonebank, for those who prefer it.

National phoneback events, multiple days.

  • Sign up here. Poor People’s Campaign – We’ve reached more than 850,000 poor and low-income eligible voters so far through our We Must Do M.O.R.E. Phone & Text Bank, and we plan to reach 2 million before this election is through. Do your part to chip in – new trainings have been added – we will teach you everything you need to know! You only need to be trained once – after you do a training you will receive a schedule of the virtual phone & text banks to join.
  • NAACP is asking for volunteers to call/text to infrequent Black voters in October. Call or text up to 20 infrequent Black voters in your community and encourage them to vote. We’ll send you a contact list and talking points. Volunteer entirely from home if you choose. Set your own time commitment: a few minutes to a few hours per week in October. Sign up here.
  • AZ with Sister District: two (newly endorsed by Obama) statehouse candidates, Doug Ervin and Judy Schwiebert! Here. 1-3PM PDT Saturday. Other dates: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31
  • North Carolina phone banking: Dates from today to Nov. 3rd. Here. (Together for 2020)
  • Kansas/Iowa with 350 Bay Area Action: Sat. 9/26 10-12pm, and Sun. 9/27, 3-5pm. Sign up here
  • Swing Left: Phonebanking dates from today to Nov. 3rd. Here.

Textbanking. Text banking. (not sure which is correct.)

Volunteer opportunities to protect our elections.

  • Sign up hereWe need your help to protect voters’ rights from the unprecedented threats they will face this year when trying to cast their ballot. Nonpartisan Election Protection volunteers like you will be voters’ first line of defense against restrictive election laws, coronavirus-related voting disruptions, or anything else that could silence their voices.
  • Biden/Harris Campaign: Volunteer with the Biden/Harris campaign here. You can sign up to be at the polls during in-person voting, or to work on the voter assistance line.
  • CADEM: Volunteer with the California Democratic Party Voter Protection Team. Early Oct. deadlines, so don’t wait.
  • Equal Justice Society: The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition, a co-sponsor of EJS’ voter summit, are rapidly ramping up recruitment of Election Protection volunteers. Please sign up to volunteer!
    • The Equal Justice Society held a virtual Voter Mobilization & Protection Summit in April. (Video of meeting included in link) involving leaders of The New Georgia Project, SEIU 1021, Disability Rights California, Advancement Project, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Transformative Justice Collective, and She the People.
    • There’s a role for everyone — whether it’s helping voters from home, assisting voters safely in person, or tracking online disinformation. Nonpartisan Election Protection volunteers like you will be voters’ first line of defense against restrictive election laws, coronavirus-related voting disruptions, or anything else that could silence their voices.
    • The Election Protection team will help you find the best way to get involved — whether that’s monitoring polling places (from your vehicle, or remotely), watchdogging social media for disinformation and voters in need of help, or reaching out to voters to make sure they know their rights. 
    • Unfortunately, voters this year will face obstacles that have no place in a modern democracy — and these impediments to voting will hit communities of color the hardest.
  • SURJ National – Election Defender: SIGN UP HERE! If you are able, you can also help by DONATING to SURJ’s Transformative Electoral campaign.
    • What is an Election Defender?:
    • Election Defenders are the core leaders in local areas that will be the heartbeat of our campaign to defend the right to vote, and the integrity of the 2020 presidential election. Election Defenders will be part of a team of 200 people that will recruit & develop 1,000 grassroots SURJ leaders who will move 100,000 people to take sustained and visible action
    • As and Election Defender, you will recruit a core group of 5 people to plan 2 visibility actions before the election 1 action during the election and 1 action after the election.
    • When you sign up you’ll get:
    • Training on recruitment, direct action planning, telling your personal story, and understanding key topics such as fascism, racial capitalism and SURJs theory of change.
    • Guidance from coaches and trainers on planning local visibility actions such as action to protect the USPS, hold election officials accountable, defend voters against intimidation from law enforcement and white supremacists, and to call out Trump and the GOP’s attempts to intimidate voters.
    • Resources to help you plan your actions and recruit people into action with you.
    • Connection to hundreds of other leaders across the SURJ network to build community and provide mutual support.
    • Election Defender Commitment:
    • Volunteer 5 hours per week from September 8th to November 20th performing the following tasks.
    • Attend weekly national trainings and host a weekly local team meetings (zoom or in person).  
    • Recruit and facilitate a group of 5 or more local friends, family, activists, and organizers.
    • Help plan and lead 2 actions before the election, 1 on election day, and 1 after election day.
    • Meet with a coach two times.
    • Participate in discussions and questions and answers using Slack (communication app).
  • Movement for Black Lives: They are enlisting “Election Defenders”; they will be trained to provide safe supports for voting (such as PPE and water) as well as to offer election & voter defense; they hope to de-escalate right-wing intimidation tactics and will contact a network of groups and lawyers, if and where trouble arises.  Given the GOP supporters intimidation tactics at the Fairfax VA polls in mid-September, the avowed intention of Republicans to recruit tens of thousands of unofficial “poll watchers” and Trump’s call out to the Proud Boys in the first presidential debate, check out MFBL’s site and consider signing up for training.

Report Voter Intimidation.

  • See Something, Say Something (2020): Report issues preventing free and fair voting here.
  • CADEM’s VOTER HOTLINE: (877) 321-VOTE (8683). Trained volunteers and the CADEM Voter Protection Team Hotline will assist you between Tuesday, October 20, 2020, until the polls close on General Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020. 

Targeted donations!

  • Reclaim Our Vote’s Billboard Campaign.
    • See Win2020 Networks list of strategic donations for winning the White House and flipping the Senate. If you are planning to donate, sooner is better! Candidates report donation totals at the end of each month. These reports affect how national funding organizations view their chances, and so how much funding they get.
  • Help Florida’s former prisoners pay fines to restore their voting rights /Donate/Share information! – Deadline Oct. 5. Former prisoners, who fought a hard-won battle to get their voting rights restored, now are forced to pay all fines and fees before they can vote. This interesting article explains Florida’s egregious system of financial penalties that accompany criminal convictions, down to graffiti. Estimates are in the hundreds of millions.
  • Donate to “We Got the Vote They are collecting money to help pay these fees and restore lost voting rights. If you are able to donate, learn more about their program and donate here. Whether you donate or not, please help spread the word on social media. Especially now, especially in Florida, every vote counts: https://wegotthevote.org/finesandfees/
  • Ask wealthy funders to helpMichael Bloomberg has donated $16 million to the cause already. Email Bill Gates (media@gatesfoundation.org) and contact Tom Steyer through his web form (https://www.tomsteyer.com/contact/), and ask them to help too. 774,000 people are being deliberately disenfranchised. Your letter can be simple and short. Proposed script: (make it sound like you.)
    • Dear Mr. ______I’m know you’re interested in a just and fair election. Despite the Florida voters’ clear intent to restore the vote to former felons, the GOP-controlled legislature added on a Jim Crow-style requirement, recently upheld by the Florida Circuit Court of Appeals, continuing their disenfranchisement until they paid off all fees and fines. Florida’s records are so disorganized, many can’t determine what they owe, but if they guess wrong and vote, they could go back to jail and many can’t afford to pay at all. This is not how America is supposed to work.We need your help. Former CA Gov. Schwartzenegger offered to sit down with officials to help reopen polling places. The right to vote is being held for ransom in Florida. Please, would you network with others with similar power and  make a deal with the governor to restore the dignity of the vote to over 770,000 people?  Thank you for your consideration.

Other things to do!

  • Volunteer to help blind voters!

 Be My Eyes is a simple, free tool to connect blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers for help with daily tasks. The platform will be training volunteers to help users register to vote with Vote.org tools and is looking for more volunteers to participate. There is no minimum time commitment and it’s super flexible — you can choose when to answer a support call.  They are hosting a training Tuesday, September 15th at 9:30am PT which will be recorded. Sign up here.

  • Become a Poll Worker. (https://www.powerthepolls.org/NAACP) In Ventura County, unfortunately because of the pandemic, community groups aren’t able to participate in our adopt-a-poll program for in this election. Luckily, Ventura County was able to get all the temporary personnel they needed for the election. Over 1600 people applied for 600 slots!
  • COMPLETE THE CENSUS: Actually, if you’re reading this, we’re pretty sure you have. So, cruise through your digital rolodex, and check with all your friends and relatives, especially those without access to computers. The Census is not just about dividing up money, though that is pretty important. (https://my2020census.gov) How much money are we talking about?

It’s also about how many representatives and how much political power our community will have for the next 10 years! It’s enough of an issue for Trump to lie and cheat to try to get his hands on this information BEFORE the next election.

How does Ventura County compare? National – 65.6%, CA – 68.0%, Ventura County – 75.5%, Camarillo – 82.5%, Fillmore – 70.9%, Moorpark – 82.5%, Ojai 71.9%, Oxnard – 68.2%, Port Hueneme – 67.2%, Santa Paula – 73.0%, Simi Valley – 81.1%, Thousand Oaks – 81.3%, Ventura – 74.7 %, Westlake – 80.6%.

The census deadline has been extended, and you can still complete the 2020 census online, by phone, or by mail. It is now more imperative than ever to make sure that every citizen is counted, as the resources allocated by the Census count can be distributed to the lower income communities that will be disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and by police reform. You can go to the US Census website to find out more on how to complete it.