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California Workers Applaud Executive Action to Ensure Voter Access and Safety in California’s November General Election

Sacramento, CA – Today the UFCW Western States Council released the following statements after Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order ensuring voter access and safety for the general election in November 2020:

“It is critical that the November 2020 general election reflect the voice of every voter and ensure every California voter can cast their vote safely,” said Amber Baur, executive director, UFCW Western States Council. “The Governor’s actions today will help ensure California leads the nation in conducting the election with integrity and equity.”

“We applaud the Governor’s executive order to ensure every voter has an opportunity to make their voice heard this November through a mail-in ballot or a safe, local opportunity to vote in person,” said Andrea Zinder, president, UFCW Western States Council and UFCW Local 324. “Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor’s order will prevent the same communities most impacted by COVID-19 from additional threat of exposure at their polling place.”

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June 3, 2020

Contact: Jenna Thompson, 949.246.1620, [email protected]