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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Sacramento – Assemblymember Evan Low (D-San Jose), along with Fiona Ma, State Board of Equalization Member and Sorita Kohl, CEO of Asian-Americans for Community Involvement speak out on the issue of Violence Against Women and Sexual Assault. Assemblymember Low declared Violence Against Women a “public health issue”, while BOE member Ma stated it is reported that over 80 percent of rapes go unreported. Ms.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

An audit released Tuesday found the election office in Santa Clara County made numerous errors over the past decade and changes need to be made.

As a voter, you trust the registrar's office is giving you the right information during election time. But a state audit found 26 errors were made in election materials provided by the Santa Clara County Registrar's Office. In one case, voters were sent ballots with missing information. It proved to be costly.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

SAN JOSE — A state audit of Santa Clara County’s elections office — which has been plagued with an inordinate amount of mistakes over the years — found that it lacks detailed policies employed in other counties to prevent errors and analyze them fully when they do occur.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

SAN JOSE—The California State Audit of the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters released today found insufficient policies and procedures have led to errors that reduce voter confidence. Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) requested the audit in March of this year following a series of administrative errors, including sending out the wrong ballot arguments or missing information.  

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

With a final flurry of bill signings and vetoes by Gov. Jerry Brown this past weekend, the 2017 legislative session is officially behind us. So who came out ahead? (Not that it’s a competition!)

Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, and Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, led the pack with 16 new laws chaptered apiece, according to a list of legislative actions provided by the Governor’s Office.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

California law enforcement agencies will have to preserve and count all of their untested rape kits and ensure they inform sexual assault victims of their rights under new laws signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

The three measures are part of ongoing efforts in Sacramento to tackle rape kit backlogs at law enforcement agencies and to increase the number of victims who report sexual assault and seek treatment.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

By JULIA BAUM | jbaum@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group

Assemblyman Evan Low, one of California’s youngest lawmakers, stopped by his alma mater Leland High School last week to bring his message that youths need to become more politically engaged. Low, D-Campbell, was 31 when elected three years ago. He and several other Assembly members tried but failed recently to gain support for a state constitutional amendment allowing 17-year-olds to vote in local and state elections.