Before you go to the polls for the 2014 Washington, DC Mayoral election, take a look at videos where the candidates respond to issues of importance to older residents. On October 9th, AARP DC and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) David A. Clarke School of Law partnered to present a Mayoral Candidate Forum. Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz, the top three candidates running for Mayor of Washington, DC, responded to five issue topics that included: 1) elder physical abuse and financial fraud, 2) aging in place, 3) the Age-Friendly City Initiative, 4) economic security, and 5) their accomplishments on behalf of DC’s older residents. AARP DC State President Rev. Joseph Williams, Sr. opens the Candidate Forum. Rev. Williams is CEO of Emmaus Services for the Aging and Emmaus Rehabilitation, LLC.
This election day, Connecticut voters will be asked to vote on a Constitutional Amendment that would remove constitutional restrictions on absentee ballots and allow state lawmakers to change election laws to enact some form of early voting. The Amendment question will appear on all Connecticut ballots this election day – November 4, 2014. AARP Connecticut is supporting this Amendment as a way to encourage more citizens to participate in the voting process.
Attention AARP members! Your next Governor will make decisions about the future of Connecticut that will affect you and your family. That’s why AARP is bringing you the facts so you can decide which candidate shares your views and values. Come find out where the candidates stand and tell them what you think! Join us on October 27 in Cromwell, CT to hear where the candidates stand on issues related to Financial Security, Long-Term Care and Family Caregiving, Affordable Utilities, and more.
Sweeping changes were made to North Carolina voting laws, many of which are already in effect. The North Carolina Center for Voter Education has information to help you understand the the state's voter ID and election overhaul.
AARP’s “What I Want to Know” campaign is connecting older North Carolina voters and the US Senate candidates
RALEIGH – With the lack of specifics from North Carolina’s candidates for Congress about how they will work to improve the financial security of mid-life and older adults, AARP is delivering “What I Want to Know” postcards to the U.S. Senate candidates throughout the month of October.
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