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Posted: 1:58 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2012

League of Women Voters of Georgia Online Voter Guide

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Are You Ready to Vote? Know before you Go!

THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF GEORGIA RELEASES ONLINE VOTER GUIDE

July 9, 2012 [Atlanta, GA] -The League of Women Voters of Georgia reminds voters that early voting for the July 31st State Primary and Non-partisan Elections began this week. To aid Georgia citizens to make the most informed vote, the League, in cooperation with The Atlanta-Journal Constitution and WSB-TV, has published a non-partisan online voter guide.

The 2012 Voter Guide includes information on all state-wide races and select counties across the state. Races include: U.S. Congressional; Public Services Commission; State House; State Senate; State and County Judicial; City/County Commissioner; Board of Education; Sheriff; Tax Commissioner and local referendums.

The 2012 voter guide is easy to use--simply enter your address and zip code to view informatiaon provided by the candidates. Citizens may access the Voter Guide by visiting:  www.lwvga.org and www.ajc.com/voterguide .

The League of Women Voters of Georgia encourages every voter to review the following to eliminate any delay in casting your vote:  

  • Make sure to check voter registration, sample ballot, and poll location through the Secretary of State Office. (www.sos.ga.gov) Due to the recent redistricting, voters may find themselves in new districts for both state offices and county offices.
  • Check out early voting opportunities in your county. Early Voting will be conducted July 9th - July 28th including Saturday, July 21st.  
  • Before going to the polls, make sure to research the candidates and issues that will appear on the ballot. The 2012 Voter Guide is an excellent tool to help voters. Get informed and then exercise your right to vote!
  • All voters should carry an acceptable photo identification to the polls. Information on Voter Photo ID Cards and the full list of acceptable photo identification is available at the Secretary of State's office. (www.sos.ga.gov)
  • Finally, remind your friends, family, and community members of the importance of voting. Every election is important, so bring a friend to the polls with you! Your vote is your voice.

The League of Women Voters of Georgia is a non-partisan organization that has promoted citizens' education and active involvement in government since 1920. The League continues their dedication to empowering voters through education initiatives and partnerships with organizations that are also committed to educating Georgia voters.

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