Activism

Safe access to medicine should be a basic human right, but in Ventura (and Santa Barbara) Counties, medical cannabis has faced an ongoing struggle against overzealous local efforts to ban, ban, ban. Many City and County officials have acknowledged the medicinal value of this plant, but remain unconvinced that it is worth the effort and political risk involved in crafting and then enforcing workable regulations; others have stated that medical cannabis just isn't a good fit with their city's brand image and they intend to ban everything they can. 

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ACTIVISM 101: YOU MUST VOTE!

You must be a registered voter to participate in the political process, and you must keep your address information current. You may register online or pick up a paper voter registration application at your county elections office, library, Department of Motor Vehicles offices, or U.S. post office. It is important that at least 15 days before the election.

To register to vote in California, you must be:

Are You Already Registered to Vote?

To find out if you are currently registered to vote, visit Check Status of Your Voter Registration.

Registration Deadline

The deadline to register or re-register to vote for any election is 11:59:59 p.m. Pacific Time on the 15th calendar day before that election. If you submit an application after this time, your application will still be processed for future elections. Your voter registration application must be filled out completely and be postmarked or hand-delivered to your county elections office before this deadline.

What You Will Need

To register, you will need

  • Your California driver license or California identification card number,
  • The last four digits of your social security number and
  • Your date of birth.