AARP Delaware encourages everyone to vote in the statewide primary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, and on Election Day, Nov. 3. All Delawareans can cast a ballot while maintaining social distancing.
Voting in the mid-term elections is easy for some people – just a quick walk around the corner or a short drive to the polling station. But for others, it may seem impossible.
Yvette Peña, AARP’s Vice President for Latino Audience Strategy, will be a guest speaker at the 2018 Latino Summit, “Empowerment through Action.” This year’s Summit will focus on the importance of voting. The Summit ties in well with AARP’s new “Be the Difference, VOTE” campaign. The Campaign encourages voter’s to make their voices heard on issues affected American’s age 50 and over. Here are the details for the Summit:
Primary elections are coming soon, and AARP Delaware is encouraging voters to mark their calendars. The date for primary elections was moved up this year—to Thursday, Sept. 6, instead of the following Tuesday—to avoid holding elections during Rosh Hashanah. The deadline to register for the primary is Saturday, Aug. 11.
More than 123,000 Delawareans care for older parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities or other loved ones, helping them to live independently in their homes and communities – where they want to be.
AARP supports House Bill 400, the “same day voter registration bill.” Under the bill, Delawareans can register to vote and cast their ballot on the same day. The bill is aligned with AARP’s policy on voting issues and would benefit Delawareans of all ages, encouraging more engagement with the voting process.
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