So, you live in California and you’ve heard about Prop 29 – The California Cancer Research Act-. You know it is a qualified ballot initiative that will be placed before California voters in June 5th 2012. You know that through a $1 per-pack tax on cigarettes, Prop 29 will deliver over $700 million every year for cancer research and to keeps kids from smoking. Since curbing smoking rates and funding cancer research is important to you, you know you want to vote for the initiative, but aren’t sure how to register to vote. No fear. Information is here!
Step 1. Find Out if You Are Registered to Vote:
- Find out if you are already registered to vote by visiting the California Secretary of State website. If you have moved or changed your name since the last time you voted, you will need to update your information.
- Take a moment to find your polling place. A listing of the polling places can be found here.
Step 2. Register to Vote:
- If you aren’t registered to vote, have moved or have changed your name since you last voted, you can register here.
Note: Voter registration forms must be postmarked by May 21st to vote in the June 5th elections.
Step 3. Get Your Friends to Register to Vote and Stay Informed:
- Share this blog post with your friends and ask them to register to vote.
- Follow @Prop29 on Twitter and Tweet using hashtag #yeson29.
- “Like” Californians For A Cure on Facebook.
- Sign up for alerts and stay tuned to this blog for ways to get involved.
Paid for by Yes on 29 – Californians for a Cure, Sponsored by the American Cancer Society California Division, Inc., American Lung Association in California, American Heart Association and Cancer Research Doctors. Major funding by Lance Armstrong Foundation and American Cancer Society California Division, Inc.