There is, one essential and powerful proactive action every single one of us can make to take control of who represents us and makes policy- TO VOTE on November 6.
There is a lot at stake in Ohio including access to medical care, reproductive rights, criminal justice reform, fair districts and more.
Here are four critical steps you should take to prepare for November 6 and the link to access all info below: https://boe.cuyahogacounty.us
1. Check your voting status.
- Many states are purging voter rolls so it’s essential to check. Click highlighted link to register to vote online or get information about how to register to vote by mail.
- You can register to vote in the 11/6th elections up 10/ 9.
2. Start working on a voting plan.
- Will you vote early, absentee, or on Election Day? What arrangements do you need to make to cast your ballot?
- For information on early voting, getting an absentee ballot, or where to vote click above link.
3. Get informed.
- Know who your candidates are and understand the issues.
- For information from NCJW/Cleveland and Fairmount Temple’s event- Understanding the Election 2018: Voting wisely, Voting well, click here:
- Go to the non-partisan website, Judge4Yourself, to learn about the judicial candidates. https://www.judge4yourself.com
4. Once your plans are set
- Forward this email to your friends and family to help them prepare.
- The midterm elections are an opportunity to shape our democracy. Our votes are our voices –– make them heard this November.
On September 6, we hosted an event – UNDERSTANDING THE ELECTION: VOTING WISELY, VOTING WELL
The experts told all! What are the issues? Who stands for what? Who funds whom? Judging the Judges? What do the experts forecast? Why does it matter? We heard about the climate of the election from expert speakers John Corlett, Karen Kasler, and Brent Larkin.
To view questionnaire responses from candidates who answered (we sent the questionnaire to all candidates), download here: Questionnaire Results 83018-v4