ACDP News August 31, 2020

63 Days Until Election Day

Mobile & Print List of 2020 Democratic Candidates HERE


Make Your Community Your Priority:

Make Your Plan to VOTE!

How Do you Plan to Vote?

Absentee
  • NC Board of Election Absentee Voting information HERE
  • Apply for you Absentee Ballot NOW! FORM HERE
  • The Board of Elections will begin mailing out ballots September 4 you can vote as soon as you have your ballot.
  • After you request a ballot, please allow a week to 10 days for it to get to you. If you do not receive your ballot within that time, contact your county board of elections.
  • We recommend that all absentee ballots are completed and returned to the Board of Election as soon as possible.
  • There will be a tracking code on the envelopes provided with the ballots.
  • If you are going to use the USPS to mail your ballot back, we recommend that you mail it no later than Oct 15.
  • Your absentee ballot MUST be returned in the provided envelope.
  • Are you going to mail your completed ballot back or deliver it in person (close family members may bring your ballot for you) at the Alamance Board of Elections office at 115 South Maple St, Graham.
  • You can return completed ballots at all Early & One-Stop locations but you must wait in the line to do so.
  • There will not be any “drop-off boxes” in NC. Ballots MUST be postmarked by November 3
Early & One Stop

Make sure your first date is early in the Early Voting Period!

  • Pick a Date! EARLY & One STOP hours HERE
  • Alamance voters may cast a ballot at any early voting site in Alamance county
  • Be prepared to wait in line
  • Who are you going t o take with you? Turnout is EVERYTHING!
  • How will you get there?
  • Have a backup plan if the lines are too long .
  • You can return completed absentee ballots at all Early & One-Stop locations but you must wait in the line to do so.
  • If You requested an absentee ballot and decide to vote in person please bring your absentee ballot with you.
  • When you check in to vote at an early voting site, you may update your name or address within the same county, if necessary.  Please take care of this earlier.
  • To see the voting equipment your county uses for one-stop early voting, go to the Voting Equipment page, and see the map for “One-Stop Early Voting Equipment, by County.”
  • Complete information about Early & One Stop voting HERE
  • Voters are not required to show photo ID to vote in 2020 elections.
November 3 in Person:
  • On Election Day you must vote at your assigned polling place. Find your Election Day polling place through the Voter Search Tool or search using your address with the Polling Place Search.
  • Be prepared to wait in line
  • Who are you going t o take with you? Turnout is EVERYTHING!
  • How will you get there?
  • If You requested an absentee ballot and decide to vote in person PLEASE bring your absentee ballot with you.
  • Same-day registration is not available on Election Day.
  • Voters are not required to show photo ID to vote in 2020 elections.
  • If you present to vote and your name is not on the voter list, you may request a provisional ballot. About 10 days after an election, voters who cast a provisional ballot can check the status of their ballot with the Provisional Search Tool.

VERY IMPORTANT: If you have an absentee ballot as your backup plan and you need to use it on November 3, YOU CAN NOT DROP IT OFF At YOUR REGULAR POLLING PLACE ON NOVEMBER 3!

Absentee ballots MUST be returned to the Board of Elections office at 115 South Maple St, Graham if you are going to return it Nov 3.


Sample Ballots are now available!

Sample Ballot for District 63

Sample Ballot for District 64


Turnout is EVERYTHING!

Make your plan and share it with friends and family.

Use your social media to help get out the vote.
Examples for FaceBook:

ACDP Virtual September Meeting

Message from our Chair Elaine Berry

Fellow Democrats,
I hope that you can join us at the Alamance County Democratic Party virtual meeting on Thursday, September 3, at 7 pm. We will be discussing sign distribution, HQ coverage, and a Labor Day candidates’ motorcade, among other things. We will also be joined by the next Lieutenant-Governor of NC, Yvonne Lewis Holley. Please register below to receive the Zoom link for the meeting.
You are invited to the Alamance County Democratic Party  Zoom meeting. 
When: Sep 3, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting:
contact Elaine at chair@alamancedemocraticparty.com

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Phone Banks for Eric Henry

About this event

Join the Eric Henry campaign in calling voters to help make a change in NC House district 64! This Thursday is the first phone bank in September to call Alamance County voters in NC House district 64 and reach our goal of calling 2,500 voters this month.

Thursday, September 3, 6:00-8:00 pm

Thursday September 10, 6:00-8:00 pm

Register HERE


A FUNdraiser to flip the NC House!

A FUNdraiser to flip the NC House! Come join Ricky Hurtado and Representative Rachel Hunt and enjoy comedic performances by Sinbad, Gina Brillon and Avery Pearson.You will receive a Zoom link after you RSVP.

Get Tickets HERE


Multi-Party Assistance Team

The Board of Elections is looking for folks to be part of Multi-Party Assistance Team (MAT). This is the team that goes into assisted living facilities and nursing homes to help people vote. The Board of Elections is looking for some Democratic help. Teams are composed of both Democrats and Republicans.

Contact the Alamance Board of Elections for details 337 570 6755


YDAC General Meeting: Meet Your School Board Candidates

Join YDAC at their September General Meeting. We will hear from the democratic candidates for Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS) Board of Education. All ages are welcome!You must sign up to receive the Zoom link for this meeting.
Sign Up Here: https://www.mobilize.us/alamancedemocraticparty/event/311672/


2020: Our Opportunity to Elect a Better State & Local Government.

We can change the face of our local government.

We Are Stronger Together!


For more information about our candidates click HERE


Reason 63 to Flip NC

63. TO KEEP GUNS OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS

Existing state law prohibits guns in schools. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GOP-controlled legislature passed HB 652 to allow guns on any educational property that’s both the location of a church and a school.. Thankfully, Gov. Cooper vetoed the bill, and Democrats in the NCGA were able to prevent Republicans from overriding his veto.


What is Power of the Pen?

The Power of the Pen is a persuasion and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) effort in which Democratic women are writing personalized letters to registered Democratic women who are sporadic in their voting habits and need to hear from regular votes like you about the importance of this election. Sign up to write 20 letters to fellow Democratic women in Alamance County and encourage them to vote in this essential election year.

Click the sign up link or email dw@alamancedemocraticparty.com

Sign Up Here



The Board of Elections will begin mailing out Absentee Ballots

September 4!

Absentee Ballot Request forms from the
Center for Voter Information

And the absentee ballot request forms that many of us are receiving from the Center for Voter Information which contain the form, and a postage paid envelope addressed to the Alamance Board of Election are valid so please go ahead and use them!


Get Your Absentee Ballot Now!!!

APPLY NOW

Call Alamance Board of Elections for an

“Absentee Ballot Request Form”

336- 570-6755

1-Complete immediately upon receipt.
2-Return by Mail or take to Alamance Board of
Elections at 115 S. Maple Street, Graham from 8 AM to 5
PM Monday through Friday. ( No Drop Boxes in NC)
3-Mail out of ballots starts SEPTEMBER 4.
4-Complete Ballot ASAP upon Receipt.
a. Follow Instructions Very Carefully. HERE
b. Make Sure You Have One Witness.
c. Make Certain Envelope Certification is Signed!

Nervous About Voting Absentee? FAQs HERE


Change is coming to Alamance

Be Part of It!

Contact : chair@alamancedemocraticparty.com

$20 for 2020

Help the Democratic Women of Alamance County Honor and celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment by donating $20 for 2020, the 100 year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which guaranteed and protected women’s constitutional right to vote.  Donate Here


Wondering what you can do to help ensure local elections meet the challenges of this health crisis?

Alamance County needs election workers for the 2020 Elections!

Check this link to the Alamance County Election Official Application. We especially need elections workers during the 17-day early voting period. We have a new early voting location at the Elmira Community Center in Burlington and we have newly expanded weekend voting, including Sunday voting. This means we need more elections workers than in the past. And the COVID virus has meant that many of our predominantly older elections workers who are more vulnerable have chosen not to return to work this year’s election.

You can also fill out the NC State Board of Elections Democracy Heroes form to be contacted by BOE staff: https://www.ncsbe.gov/get-involved


Join Our ACDP Voter Outreach Team!

Be a part of our Voter Outreach team and commit to helping your friends and neighbors get out the vote this election! In exchange for your generous donation, ACDP is offering these high-quality shirts to anyone interested in helping us get our message out that Your Vote Does Count! 2020 will be a pivotal election year and one of our top goals is ensuring that all individuals who have the right to vote can and will use it. Donate Here!


Proud Alamance Democrat Yard Signs

Stand up and stand out as a Proud Alamance County Democrat. We’re working for a better more inclusive Alamance for everyone. Order your sign Here Guidelines for political signs HERE


It’s Going to Take All of Us

Volunteer today!

There is a job that is just right for you!

Contact : chair@alamancedemocraticparty.com

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