by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy –
Are you registered to VOTE?
One of the best ways to confirm that your registration is current is to check www.vote.org. It will take just a few minutes. Purges of voting rolls have happened all over the country. To be safe, please do not wait to check. The upcoming election is too important to sit out.
Vote Early or on Election Day, Nov. 6.
Early Voting starts on Oct. 17. Anyone not registered to vote at their current address may send in their updated voter registration form along with the absentee ballot application, but that must be done by Friday, October 12, the last day to register by mail to vote in the November 6th election this year. Go to www.buncombecounty.org for more information.
No On All Six
The NAACP encourages you to Vote No on all six misleading amendments to the NC Constitution. The descriptions of the amendments are deceptive, and legislators will have the authority to re-write the language of their choosing after the election—including specifying which forms of ID will not be acceptable.
Rides to The Polls
Need a ride to the polls? Contact us at 4ward2getherCall2Action@gmail.com.
At the Asheville Buncombe County NAACP meeting of Tuesday, Oct. 9, a nominating committee was formed for the Branch election to be held in November.
The Asheville-Buncombe NAACP, Branch #5363, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the Sanctuary of Hill Street Baptist Church, 135 Hill Street in Asheville. For information: 4ward2getherCall2Action@gmail.com; Buncombe County NAACP, PO Box 2881, Asheville, NC 28802; facebook.com/buncombecountynaacp.