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Election day (Bilingual)

Vote my mail and ballot drop-off sign at the Mendocino county board of elections
Alicia Bales

Today marks the end of this year's election cycle. In California, the electoral contest has at stake the governorship and several congressional positions at the state and national levels, in Mendocino county, voters in several localities will decide positions of city councils and measures for libraries and fire department funding. But for election officials and voter support organizations the focus of the day is to make sure that everyone eligible has access to exercise their right to vote.
Hoy marca el final del ciclo electoral de este año. En California, la contienda electoral tiene en juego la gubernatura y varios cargos en el Congreso a nivel estatal y nacional, en el condado de Mendocino, los votantes de varias localidades decidirán posiciones de los ayuntamientos y medidas para el financiamiento de bibliotecas y bomberos. Pero para los funcionarios electorales y las organizaciones de apoyo a los votantes, el enfoque del día es asegurarse de que todas las personas elegibles tengan acceso para ejercer su derecho al voto.

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Victor Palomino has worked with community radio stations in North Carolina and Kentucky producing local bilingual news stories. Originally from Colombia, Palomino has used community radio stations to amplify the voice of underrepresented communities and diversify community media. He was the Programming Director and Station Manager for RadioLex in Lexington KY, a bilingual community radio station where he created the foundations for the Spanish language news coverage. He joined KZYX in June 2022 as Bilingual News Director to continue the work of KZYX news team and expand the station coverage to the Spanish speakers in Mendocino county.