Associated Press: Lawmakers across US move to include young people in voting

Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico and who has close friends who are immigrants. She was also upset that she couldn't do anything about it at the ballot box because she was a year shy of being able to vote.

Sainz favors a bill in the California Legislature that would lower the voting age to 17, which she thinks would give a voice to more people affected by the outcome of elections.

Asm. Low’s Statement Following Road Repair and Accountability Act’s Passage

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), issued the statement below following passage of Senate Bill 1 (Beall), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. The legislation invests $52.4 billion over the next decade to fix local streets and highways and improve public transportation. Assemblymember Low is a co-author of SB 1.

Election Day Holiday Proposal Passes Key Committee

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) announced that his proposal to create an Election Day Holiday was approved by the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee today. Assembly Bill 674 would establish a state holiday on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November to coincide with every statewide general election.

San Jose Mercury News: Election error audit in the works

Santa Clara County’s gaffe-plagued elections office has made one mistake too many for state officials.

An Assembly committee Wednesday approved an audit of Santa Clara County’s Registrar of Voters office requested by Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, who cited a litany of errors since 2010 from erroneous ballots to counting mishaps that could raise doubts about the validity of election results.

Statement Regarding UCLA’s travel to Tennessee NCAA Game

SACRAMENTO- Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement regarding the UCLA men’s basketball team’s decision to travel to Tennessee for the NCAA championship. Some reports have incorrectly assumed that the travel violated Assembly Bill 1887, which bans state-sponsored travel to states with anti-LGBT laws.

Town hall in Campbell to address civic engagement, rights

District 28 Assemblyman Evan Low and members from various organizations are hosting a town hall meeting on April 1 focusing on civic engagement.

The town hall will include speakers from the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Services, Immigration Rights and Education Network.

The meeting is set for 9 to 11 a.m. at Orchard City Banquet Hall Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Ave. Registration not required, although an RSVP is strongly suggested so that adequate seating can be provided.

Assemblymember Evan Low Names Helen Chapman AD 28 Woman of the Year

San Jose, California- Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) honored Helen Chapman as Assembly District 28’s Woman of the Year in San Jose today. Ms. Chapman was recognized for her community leadership and over 25 years of volunteer work in the community.