Are you registered to vote? In Eastern Connecticut,
In Minnesota, the 2008 U.S. Senate race was decided by just over 200 votes.
In Avery County, N.C., a proposed transfer tax was defeated by a margin of just 35 votes.
In Washington state, the incumbent governor won her first election by only 129 votes.
On Tuesday, November 5 the polls will be open to elect Eastern Connecticut local candidates for office. If you are registered to vote, you can choose to be a player or a victim. You’ll be a victim if you do not vote because others will choose your elected officials. You’ll be a player in the political process if you do vote.
If you are not registered to vote you are a victim because you don’t have a voice in the political process. You can change that by registering to vote. Download the Voter Registration Form. Follow the directions carefully and mail it to your town hall. The Connecticut Secretary of State recommends that you enclose it in an envelope to ensure intact delivery. You can get the address in the blue pages of the phone book.
Remember, your vote counts!