ELECTIONS 2020

Due to the unprecedented effects of Covid and the precarious state of our United States Postal Service, it is incumbent upon everyone to MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT! Feel free to copy/paste/share with family/friends, including those outside VA – they can go to vote.org for their state’s election information. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS BELOW!

Make Your Voting Plan Today!
General Election 2020 Voting Options:

  • In-Person Absentee EARLY Voting
    Begins September 18th (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO AVOID POSTAL DELAYS).
    Ballots will be available at In-Person Early Voting locations if you haven’t requested one, but if you HAVE requested a mail-in ballot, you can bring your ballot mailer (with envelopes) TO AN EARLY VOTING LOCATION and VOTE IN-PERSON starting September 18 at your county’s Government Center, and starting October 14th at several satellite polling stations. For more information (please note – many local registrar’s websites have not yet been updated, to reflect Early Voting locations/dates/times):
    Arlington: https://vote.arlingtonva.us/absentee/
    Outside Arlington, Find your Local Registrar’s Website: https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/voterinformation/publiccontactlookup
  • Mail-In Ballot
    Ballots will be mailed out by your County Registrar starting September 18.
    Request Your Ballot HERE.
    Mail-In Ballot Options:  
    1) Bring your ballot with mailer envelopes to In-Person Absentee EARLY Voting Locations listed above.
    2) Ballot Drop Box in lobby of Government Center and Satellite Early Voting Locations
    3) Return by USPS by October 9th at the latest (least favored option)
    4) In-Person on Election Day Nov. 3rd at your precinct (you can submit your Mail-In Ballot there). Wear your face mask, bring sanitizer, and social distance for your protection!
  • Check the Status of your Ballot Request
    at Ballot Scout or Virginia’s Citizen Portal. If you login to your Citizen Portal, the very first page will have the status of your ballot request. It should be “approved”, within 10 days of requesting (see image below). If it is not, Contact your County Registrar Immediately! Ballots will be mailed out starting Sept. 18th.

Step #1 to Reclaim Our Democracy

Registration! Registration! Registration!
This is the first in a series of simple steps to reclaim our Democracy!
Please share with your Virginia family & friends, and make sure to include the following links:
Virginia Voters!!! Please check/update your registration at:
https://www.vote.org or
https://www.elections.virginia.gov/registration/

* * * DEADLINE TO REGISTER/UPDATE: OCTOBER 13, 2020 * * *

Postcards for Dr. Cameron Webb: Democratic Nominee for U.S. House of Representatives, District 5: see details

Cal Cunningham for NC Senate FUNDRAISER SUCCESS: see details

Pivotal Out-of-State Races:
WoFA WROTE 5000 POSTCARDS!

Thanks to all WofA’s who joined Camp WofA and wrote postcards to North Carolina and Florida through Reclaim Our Vote.  The Florida campaign is focused on getting voters to vote in the upcoming primary and to take the census.  Shout out to Wofa postcarders:  Diane Hazzard, Gail Harrison, Gigi Bate, Rosita Briceno, Heather Faille, Micaela Pond, Sharon Shutler, Louise Shutler, Jessie Clark, Eden Brown, Estee Levine, Celia Little, Ellen Keating, Stephanie Miller Mendes, Susan Robinson, Patricia Gibson, Shateela Winters, Rose Fabia, Marianne Kastriner Schwanke, Julie Hanson Swanson, Lynn Borton, Jennifer Skye Donovan, Cooper Donovan, Hagan Donovan, Leah Holmes Bonilla, Colleen Lunsford, Nacha Klopf, John Klopf, Ellen Geneva Fishman, Dryw Freed, Susan Senn, Amy Miller, Sandy Doherty, Trish Brown, Isabella Mejia, Elizabeth Mejia,, Edy Schy, Marianne Evans, Karen Lundy, Jennifer Endo, Amy Bergner, Kristin Young, Judith Hijikata, Kitty Eisele, Heather Carkuff Joson, Camilla Taft Hicks, Sabrina Buchsbaum Wear, Ellen Cathopoulis, Moley Evans, Carol Burnett. The efforts continue in August: email Micaela.pond@gmail.com and sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/PostcardsWOFA