I’ve spent the past few days at home with the flu, which has given me plenty of time to watch the Presidential debate previews, documentaries on the candidates, the debates and the debate recaps. Twelve years ago, I had never voted, but a few month after attending a candidate MeetUp at the Church Brew Works, I quit my job and went to work full time on the presidential campaign.
Today, September 27 is National Voter Registration Day, a perfect excuse for a post on registering to vote.
October 11, 2016 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE before the… Read the rest
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 20 is election day in Pennsylvania. The polls are open from 7am to 8pm.
Here is what you will find in this post:
Find Your Polling Location
Need to know where to go to vote? Enter your address at vote411.org to find where you should go to vote.
Primary vs. General Election – what is the difference?
Tomorrow is the primary election – where each party chooses the candidates for the general election. From the VotesPA website:
In Pennsylvania’s Primary Elections, voters choose their party’s nominees to run in the General Election by casting ballots.
Pennsylvania… Read the rest
Here are a few links that we’ve shared on Facebook and Twitter that you may have missed.
Check out the latest email blast from the Saxifrage School. The Saxifrage School is working on some awesome ideas around education. I’m excited to learn more about their upcoming Dev.Year program. @SaxifrageSchool
The Pittsburgh League of Women Voters has been doing excellent non-partisan voter education work in the city and county. You should like them on Facebook here.
The Bloggers from eatPGH have a new book – Pittsburgh’s Chef’s Table. Check out the book launch party at Marty’s Market on December 7. @eatPGH… Read the rest
I know this is a bit of a detour from our usual postings about things to do in Pittsburgh. But, I wanted to post about this event because I think the League of Women Voters is an important organizations that more people need to know about and because I think this is an important issue for cities. Please take a moment to follow the League of Women Voters Pittsburgh on Facebook here.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization – that means that they cannot advocate for any specific candidate or position. The League of Women Voters exists… Read the rest
Tuesday, November 6 is election day – in addtion to voting for the President – there are lots of other races on the ballot that should be on your radar. But just as importantly for Pittsburgh – May 21, 2013 is the primary election for Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and even-numbered city council seats. If you aren’t registered to vote – please take a moment to register so you are ready for the Primary election in May. Click here to fill out a voter registration form.
Below are some links to voting resources as well as local voting… Read the rest