Since the Center of Civic Innovation did such a great job with this email, I am sharing it here because it is so thorough, informative and easy to follow. Share this info with your friends, family and millennial voters to help increase turnout for local municipal elections all across the state. There are still voters who think that the Nov. 7th election is for City of Atlanta voters only. Almost every county has something on the ballot that is important and needs your vote. This is it:
We are now less than 24 hours away from the Atlanta elections! Still unsure about the who, what and where of voting tomorrow? Don’t worry –– we’ve got you covered. This email is your all-in-one guide to get prepared before you head to the polls tomorrow. Read it, share it, and help spread the word to everyone you know, because this election matters.
Tomorrow, Atlanta will elect a new mayor, city council, and school board. Before you head to the polls, get familiar with the candidates and their qualifications and ideas for the future of our city.
Depending on how much time you have, there are four main ways to learn more about the candidates:
-Watch a quick video – it takes 5 minutes or less!
-Listen to a 90 minute, in-depth interview
-Read their response to our mayoral job application
-Watch what they said at our forum
-Head over to voteatl.org to read, listen, and learn about all the positions up for grabs this November 7th, and the people who want to fill them.
We also recommend you check out some of the recent press coverage and candidate scorecards. Here are a few to consider:
(Atlanta Magazine) Everything you need to know about the ATL City Council Races http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/everything-need-know-2017-atlanta-city-council-races-10-minutes/?mc_cid=2c30e2ae89&mc_eid=e19b73076f
(Atlanta Maganize) Which Mayoral Candidate is Right for Me? http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/atlanta-mayoral-candidate-right-me/?mc_cid=2c30e2ae89&mc_eid=e19b73076f
(AJC) City Contractors and Mayoral Campaigns http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/AtlantaJournalConstitution/shared/ShowArticle.aspx?doc=AJC/2017/11/06&entity=Ar02302&sk=4C4E9E24&mc_cid=2c30e2ae89&mc_eid=e19b73076f
(Committee for a Better Atlanta) Candidate Scorecard http://cbatl.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CBA-Scores.pdf?mc_cid=2c30e2ae89&mc_eid=e19b73076f
(C4 Atlanta) Candidates + Artists Questionnaire https://c4atlanta.org/2017/11/candidates-artists-part-two-mayoral-race/?mc_cid=2c30e2ae89&mc_eid=e19b73076f
> Get to know the candidates
Before you head to the polls, download and print our handy ballot cheat sheet. This is an easy way to keep track of your favorite candidates and map out who you are voting for in each of the open positions.
Download our ‘ballot cheat sheet’:
Head to the polls! But not just any poll. Follow the directions below to make sure your vote counts!
Find YOUR polling location at http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov – you can only vote at your assigned precinct!
Grab your photo ID. Make sure it’s from the approved list available here.
Decide on a time to go vote –– before work, after work, at lunch? Polling locations are open from 7:00AM to 8:00PM.
Voting is more fun with friends! Let them know you got out and got your vote on, and how important it is that they do the same this November 7th. Share this page with your friends, family, and coworkers! And don’t forget to post on social media and let people know they need to #VOTELOCAL.
Remind your friends, family, neighbors and anyone else you know to #VOTELOCAL on Tuesday, November 7th!
Download and print our ballot cheat sheets and hand them out in your community.
Finished voting? NO SELFIES IN THE VOTING BOOTH – but you can snap a pic of you and that awesome peach sticker and tag it with #postthepeach and #voteATL so we can re-post it on our social media!
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