Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is on record as supporting student voter registration by approving resolution 17.03 S02 "Voter Registration and Student Mobilization";
Whereas, SB854, "Student E-Voter Registration Act of 2007," mandates community colleges to provide the option for students to receive pre-printed voter registration cards through online community college class registration by 2010;
Whereas, Current state budget reductions will negatively affect students in the community colleges, as well as possibly turning away up to 300,000 students if student fees are raised; and
Whereas, As of April 2008 ten community college districts have already implemented the Student E-Voter Registration System and have had 104,093 student requests to receive these pre-printed voter registration materials;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support student registration and voting; and
Resolved, That Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senates to support their district's early implementation of the mandated Student E-Voter Registration Act of 2007. MSC Disposition: Local Senates
This was communicated in the President’s Update.