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Weekly Election Update 11.08.11

from: on Nov 08, 2011

Election Day is here, and it’s a good idea to verify and review basic information before going to the polling place. Many election offices offer online polling place locators, registration status updates and other customer service tools to assist voters. Visit your state’s election office website to access these tools and get basic information. Try to find the answers to these questions before going to vote:

  • Where do I vote? Due to redistricting and other changes, do not assume you are voting in the same location as last time!
  • What do I need to bring? Find out if you are required to bring identification. If so, what kind.
  • What are the voting hours?

Many election officials provide sample ballots that can be easily downloaded from the Internet. It’s always a good idea to take a few minutes to review the ballot before going to vote. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!

For live updates today from election officials throughout the nation, follow EAC’s list on Twitter.

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Comments (1)

Nov 08, 2011
Timothy D. Barrett

I have lived in Virginia for about 8 years. I came from California. In California they mailed out to all possible voters a pre-ballot form and a phamplet for any ballot issues. The phamplet, would contain an abbreviated listing of the issues; plus, a few pro's and con's from different sides. It would be helpful if Viginia could the same. Thank you for letting me dialogue. Tim Barrett

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