Today is election day
Date Posted: 3/04/2014 | Author: Jennifer Mitchell, CAE
Yes, it's cold. And yes, you've got a million things to do today. But what could be more important than influencing the future of public education by voting in today's primary elections?
- Most polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. Some polling locations have announced modified hours due to the icy weather. Check local media reports to verify the times in your local area.
- You must vote in your assigned precinct on election day unless your county has implemented county-wide vote centers. (Check your county clerk's office or website to find out.).
- You must show a valid photo ID in order to vote.
- You may vote today in either the Republican or Democratic primary. Consider crossover voting to support pro-public education candidates.
- Find out if your legislative race is one that will be decided by today's primary. In 21 districts, all candidates are affiliated with the same party. That means the winners of today's party primaries will run unopposed in November for those particular seats.
- View profiles of every legislative and State Board of Education candidate using the 2014 races search tool on Teach the Vote.
- Call or text your friends and family and remind them to vote today for pro-public education candidates. Better yet, offer them a ride to the polls. That way you can help public education and sneak in a visit!
This election is not about D's or R's, it's about public education. Vote your profession.
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