Delaware voters will nominate candidates for state and federal offices on primary day, Tuesday, Sept. 13. AARP Delaware urges all eligible First Staters to vote and to be aware that because of redistricting, changed state legislative lines may affect which candidates appear on their ballots.
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.