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Celebrities flex their influencer power by urging people to vote, endorsing candidates

by Kirstie Burgess, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

As the 2020 Election comes to a close, celebrities throughout America are encouraging their fans to vote as well as endorsing candidates.  There is no data that shows how celebrity endorsements impact...

Turning Point USA and SDSU College Dems debate ahead of Election Day

The Daily Aztec moderated a debate between SDSU College Democrats and TPUSA at SDSU on Oct. 28.
by Jason Fruend, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

On Oct. 28, The Daily Aztec hosted a virtual debate between Turning Point USA at San Diego State and the College Democrats. The debate was hosted on Zoom and was broadcast via Facebook Live. Representatives...

Lebron James’ ‘More Than A Vote’ organization seeks to mobilize, empower Black voters in 2020

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by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor November 3, 2020

More Than a Vote, a voting rights organization led by NBA star LeBron James, recruited over 10,000 volunteer poll workers, achieving a pivotal milestone in its effort to combat systemic racist voter suppression. In...

How CA 49th, 52nd, and 53rd candidates line up on the issues

California's 49th, 52nd and 53rd Congressional Districts cover much of San Diego. The Daily Aztec sat down with the candidates to ask them about the issues college students care about most.
by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

As the 2020 general election draws closer, The Daily Aztec’s Patrick Doyle sat down with congressional candidates Brian Maryott, Jim DeBello, Sara Jacobs, and Georgette Gómez from California’s 49th,...

Mallory Adams and Téa Adams send open letter to student-athletes regarding 2020 Election

Sophomore forward Mallory Adams (left) and then-junior guard Téa Adams (right) each dribble the ball up the court during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.
by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer November 3, 2020

San Diego State student-athletes are exercising their right to let their voice be heard during this year’s election. 463 student-athletes are registered to vote. Every student-athlete on 18 of 19 SDSU...

OPINION: It’s important you vote to protect those who can’t

OPINION: It’s important you vote to protect those who can’t
by Gaby Jose, Contributor November 3, 2020

The basic human rights of countless marginalized groups of people are at risk this Election Day. The 2020 Presidential Election is by far the most important election of the past several decades. Our votes...

Candidates show their true colors with political yard signs

Both the Biden and Trump campaigns have ubiquitous branding that will outlive this year's presidential race.
by Devin Whatley and Emily Forschen November 3, 2020

The weather was picturesque on Oct. 28 in Coronado, a reminder that in many ways, the earth is oblivious to the constant chatter of election season amidst an international health pandemic. A couple, the...

Dónde y cuándo puede emitir su voto en el condado de San Diego

Dónde y cuándo puede emitir su voto en el condado de San Diego
by Daniel Guerrero, Editor de Mundo Azteca November 1, 2020

Dado que el día de la votación se acerca el 3 de noviembre, la votación anticipada y las boletas por correo ya se emitieron en todo el país y en San Diego. Debido a la pandemia de coronavirus, todos...

In accordance with NCAA, SDSU gets Election Day off to encourage student-athletes to vote

The San Diego State football practice field next to the SDSU Sports Deck was empty on June 7 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although football is back, the practice field will be empty yet again on Nov. 3 as student-athletes are encouraged by the NCAA and SDSU to exercise their right to vote.
by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer October 29, 2020

In June, the NCAA announced the first Tuesday in November will be a day off so athletes can vote in the upcoming election.    As a result, San Diego State athletic fields, gymnasiums and practice...

Some SDSU students can’t vote. Proposition 17 will change that

Proposition 17 is one of 12 initiatives on the California Ballot. If passed, Prop 17 would restore voting rights to formerly incarcerated people still on parole.
by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor October 26, 2020

Should every citizen in the United States get the right to vote? Should one mistake take your voice away? With the elections approaching quickly, here’s a deeper dive into Proposition 17. If...

Guía de votación para las propuestas de California

The Daily Aztec has created this voter guide to help you navigate the 2020 California propositions.
by Brenden Tuccinardi, Jadyn Brandt, and Katelynn Robinson October 26, 2020

Guida traducida por Noé Sandoval y Daniel Guerrero Proposición  14  La Proposición 14 autoriza a los bonos a continuar financiando las células madre y otras investigaciones médicas. Emite $5.5...

VIDEO: California 53rd Congressional Race Breakdown: Sara Jacobs vs. Georgette Gómez

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

As Election Day approaches, Daily Aztec reporter Patrick Doyle, spoke with both candidates for California’s 53rd Congressional district to hear their opinions on some of the most important issues to...

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