Given the importance and nature of 2020 decision-making on your county’s Early Voting plans, it’s vital to have Early Voting advocates like you year-round and ready to take action for your communities.
Note: Most county’s have determined their plans for the 2020 Primary. The State Board of Elections will take up any county’s non-unanimous (also known as “alternative”) 2020 Primary Early Voting plans on December 20, 2019.
With the passage of Session Law 2019-239, during the 17-day one-stop period, counties are required to offer Early Voting on weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the final Saturday prior to Election Day. There are plenty of opportunities to fight for more sites and weekend hours in 2020!
# 1 – Look up your County Board of Elections and call or visit their website for meeting times.
# 2 – Print our Early Voting Advocacy Packet, full of resources to learn the best ways to influence the hours and locations your county offers voters during Early Voting and a paper report form for documenting what happens.
# 3 – Review prior Early Voting plans for your county and use it as a guide to prepare to advocate for similar (or better) plans in 2020.
# 4 – Want to quickly share out information about Early Voting discussions and planning from your County Board of Elections meeting? Fill out our EV Advocacy Report Form.
Questions? For more information about how to advocate for better Early Voting Plans, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-OUR-VOTE.