11/6/2018: The Day We the People Rise
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We are focusing all of our efforts on electing progressive candidates at the local, state and federal level on November 6, 2018. We hope you are, too.
First of all, make sure you are registered to vote. People have been purged from polls, so check here.
- No? Click here to register. The last day is October 9!
- Yes, but the address doesn’t match where I live now? Click here to update it.
Vote by mail! We recommend voting by mail (aka, absentee ballots). There are a number of benefits for voters, such as not waiting in line, not having to worry about transportation to the polls, et cetera. But it is also very helpful for the candidates that you support. When you vote, they know they they do not have to expend get-out-the-vote resources on you, since they can see that you have voted (plus, no more robo-calls!). They can focus their efforts elsewhere. Click here for more info and to sign up. The deadline is October 31.
Identification! Here are the pieces of identification that can be used at the polls in order to vote. According to Florida Statute 101.043, the following forms of identification shall be considered current and valid if they contain the name and photograph of the applicant and have not expired: (Clink here for more info):
- Florida Driver’s License
- Florida ID Card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
- United States Passport
- Debit or Credit Card
- Military ID
- Student ID
- Retirement Center ID
- Neighborhood Association ID
- Public Assistance ID (Social Security or other social services)
- Veteran Health ID issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
- A license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to S. 790.06.
- Employee ID issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county, or a municipality.
Representatives! Now that you’re a voter, here are the people who represent you at the following levels:
And, finally, the reason we’re here. To enact change through the democratic process.
Here is a list of the 2018 elections.
This year’s general election will be November 6. (Candidates listed alphabetically.)
- County (District map)
- Agriculture Commissioner
- Attorney General
- House District 20 Representative
- House District 21 Representative
- Senate District 8
- Amendments (Voters guides and explanations can be found here and here)
- Amendment 1: Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption
- Amendment 2: Limitations on Property Tax Assessments
- Amendment 3: Voter Control of Gambling in Florida
- Amendment 4: Voting Restoration Amendment
- Amendment 5: Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes or Fees
- Amendment 6: Rights of Crime Victims; Judges
- Amendment 7: First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities
- Amendment 8: School Board Term Limits and Duties; Public Schools
- Amendment 9: Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces
- Amendment 10: State and Local Government Structure and Operation
- Amendment 11: Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes
- Amendment 12: Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers
- Amendment 13: Ends Dog Racing
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