To help residents stay healthy during the coronavirus pandemic, AARP Minnesota and state officials are urging older voters to request and complete absentee ballots in plenty of time to be counted on Nov. 3, Election Day.
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RALEIGH -- With social distancing recommended by state by federal health officials, many older adults have serious concerns about their safety if forced to go to crowded polling places in November. AARP members asked us to advocate for changes and most of our recommendations were included in House Bill 1169, an act to make various changes to the law related to elections and to appropriate funds to the state board of elections in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The South Carolina General Assembly made it easy as 1-2-3 for you to cast your vote from home in the upcoming June 9, 2020 Primaries. AARP SC was pleased to help support this temporary absentee voting provision for our election process in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. We appreciate their leadership to help South Carolina voters in this difficult time.
Nearly 173,000 Granite Staters care for older parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities – or other loved ones – helping them to live independently in their homes and communities. Which is where they want to be. What’s more, these caregivers provide more than $2.3 billion each year in uncompensated services.
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