On politics in the Golden State
September 27, 2012 | 4:18 pm
A coalition of community groups is launching a grassroots effort to support Proposition 30 in hopes that voter turnout among young and minority voters will be a decisive factor in the November election.
Activists will hold rallies, go door-to-door and dial voters in what they called one of the largest get-out-the-vote efforts in California history. Immigrant groups will be campaigning in five languages — including Spanish, Chinese and Tagalog –- and others plan to canvass college dormitories.
“These targeted, on-the-ground actions will deliver the critical voters needed to pass Proposition 30,” said Joshua Pechthalt, president of the California Federation of Teachers.
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