With November 3rd fast approaching, and Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes still up for grabs, AARP Pennsylvania recently hosted a non-partisan online forum with 17 women from suburban Philadelphia to learn how that key demographic is approaching the 2020 election.
Providing a snapshot of the anxious mood of a key voter group, 14 women from the Pittsburgh suburbs met Thursday night in an online forum hosted by AARP Pennsylvania and voiced numerous worries, from the endurance of the pandemic and the nation’s economic well being to the bitter tone of the presidential race.
AARP Minnesota released a series of videos featuring former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page as part of “Protect Voters 50+,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support and protect Minnesotans age 50-plus as they vote in the 2020 elections. The videos were being released as Minnesotans began early voting with new rules around absentee balloting; and on the heels of a national release of bipartisan battle ground polls by AARP showing that voters in key states age 65-plus will once again be a deciding factor in this year’s election and, even as there are strong partisan preferences, Social Security and Medicare are unifying issues for voters 50-plus.
State officials decided to return to regular absentee-voting procedures this fall, after temporarily expanding mail-in voting for the June primary because of the COVID-19 crisis.
AARP Colorado is working overtime to ensure Latinos in Colorado vote and vote early through mail-in ballots. Those who are waiting to vote in person should stress safety protocols and apply social distancing and wear protective gear, such as masks to cover the nose and mouth always.
A large number of Montanans will be mailing their ballots in October, after Gov. Steve Bullock gave counties the option to switch to all-mail voting because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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