Make sure to cast your bal­lot

Maryland Independent - - Community Forum -

The Charles County NAACP en­cour­ages ev­ery­one to be a part of this im­por­tant elec­tion. The out­come of Elec­tion 2016 will af­fect ev­ery­one’s job, health care, en­ergy costs and se­cu­rity. This elec­tion will help de­cide what kind of coun­try we and our chil­dren will live in. It will also im­pact our com­mu­nity for years to come.

The NAACP wants all cit­i­zens to vote. Whether you vote by ab­sen­tee bal­lot or vote in per­son, be sure to make your voice heard in this elec­tion. If you can take ad­van­tage of early or ab­sen­tee vot­ing, you should. If you go to vote on Nov. 8, as long as you are in line be­fore the poll closes, you are en­ti­tled to cast a bal­lot. The fu­ture of our great democ­racy rests in your hands: get out and cast your vote.

The dead­line to reg­is­ter to vote is Oct. 14. Visit the Maryland Board of Elec­tions’ web­site for lo­ca­tions and times. Early vot­ing dates are Oct. 27 through Nov. 3 at the La Plata Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment lo­cated at 911 Wash­ing­ton Ave., La Plata, and the Gle­nea­gles Neigh­bor­hood Cen­ter, lo­cated at 4900 Kirk­caldy Court, Wal­dorf, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at both lo­ca­tions.

The gen­eral elec­tion will be held on Tues­day, Nov. 8, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at your des­ig­nated vot­ing lo­ca­tion.

The Charles County NAACP in­vites you to join us in mak­ing our com­mu­ni­ties fair, safe and strong by vot­ing this year. It is the most im­por­tant thing you can do to shape the fu­ture of your democ­racy. #YOURVOTEMATTERS

Jan­ice Wilson, Wal­dorf The writer is the pres­i­dent of the Charles County NAACP.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.