Dodger Stadium to be used as polling site for the election in November

first_img Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies The Dodger Stadium parking lot has also been used as a coronavirus testing site over the past weeks, making it the largest testing site in Los Angeles County.“Dodger Stadium is part of the fabric of Los Angeles and we’re proud to continue to partner with the County to make the property available for the benefit of the community at large,” Dodgers Team President and CEO Stan Kasten said in a release announcing the plan. “Voting is all of our civic duty, and we’re excited to work with ‘More than a Vote’ to do anything we can to help get out the vote by making this process as easy, accessible and safe for all Angelenos.”Price praised the collaboration among the team, county officials and More Than A Vote.“We may not be able to play in front of our fans this year, but we can do our part to provide a core civic function and make sure that Angelenos can safely vote this fall,” said Price who opted out and is not playing this season. “By becoming the first Major League Baseball team to convert our stadium into a vote center, the Dodgers are handing a blueprint to teams across MLB that can be used to make a very real difference in the lives of their fans.”“I may still be new to LA but it didn’t take long for me to learn how special the relationship is between the Dodgers and Lakers.  We are all in this together,” James said.  “I’m really proud we were able to help the Dodgers become the first MLB stadium to open for voting. This is exactly why we created ‘More Than a Vote.’ “ Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season LOS ANGELES >> The Dodgers hope to be using Dodger Stadium deep into October this year. And they are putting it to use in November as well.The Dodgers and the California Secretary of State’s office announced Thursday that Dodger Stadium will be used as a voting site for the general election in November. Any registered voter in Los Angeles County will be able to park at the stadium (no charge) during a five-day period and vote.The details of the procedures to be used will be announced at a later date.The effort is a join endeavor between the Dodgers and “More Than A Vote,” a non-profit coalition of Black athletes and artists led by Lakers star LeBron James and including Dodgers pitcher David Price. How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco Related Articles Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start last_img

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