Today is Election Day. As our political climate continues to heat up, it’s vital that as many people who can go to the polls to vote for what they see needs change. If you have questions such as when you can vote, casting a ballot if you haven’t registered, and everything you may need to know, keep reading.
To find your polling place, go to vote.org, enter your address and click go. In New York, polls are open from 6 am to 9 pm. There is no voter ID requirement. Employes can take up to two paid hours to vote, unless they have at least four available hours before or after work. Employees must provide notice between two or 10 days before Election Day, and employers can determine the off hours. Registration ran through October 12th.
For those who have not registered to vote, if you live in one of these 15 states, its not too late as you can register day- of. These states are: Washington, Idaho, California, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maryland, and North Carolina. To do this, you need a form of proof of residency, and a voter ID. There is strong evidence that same day and Election Day registration increases voter turn out and creates an impact on the overall results- so get out there and vote.
We at fuburadio wish you the best on voting day- make sure that your voice is heard today.