FOR PLANNING PURPOSES

March 8, 2017

Contact:

Jesse Melgar or Sam Mahood (916) 653-6575

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Launch California Online Pre-Registration for 16 and 17 Year Olds at Robert F. Kennedy High School

 

LOS ANGELES – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will be joined by students at Robert F. Kennedy High School tomorrow to officially launch California’s online pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds. California youth who pre-register to vote will have their registration become active once they turn 18 years old. Eligible youth can pre-register to vote online at www.registertovote.ca.gov.  

WHAT:

Launch of California's new online pre-registration for 16 and 17 year olds.  

WHO:

Secretary of State Alex Padilla

Mynor Godoy, Program Coordinator at YVote

Education leaders

High School Students from Robert F. Kennedy High School 

WHEN:

Thursday, March 9

10:25am – B-roll of students pre-registering on their iphones, tablets, and laptops.

10:35am to 11:00am – press conference 

WHERE:

School Library

Robert F Kennedy High School

701 S. Catalina Street

Los Angeles CA 90005 

VISUALS:

Classroom of students who will demonstrate the voter registration process on smartphones, tablets and laptops. Step by step tutorial to complete pre-registration process.  

CONTACT:

On-site contact Jesse Melgar at (916)701-3753  

 

### 

Follow the California Secretary of State on Twitter and Facebook.