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Neighbor2Neighbor; Early Voting; Get Involved; On the Issues; Notable Mentions; Events
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Neighbor 2 Neighbor Makes It Easy To GOTV In Your Community!


If you want to talk with friends and neighbors about voting against the amendments, supporting your local candidates or just remind them about early voting, but only feel comfortable speaking with registered Democrats or Unaffiliated voters, there's a new site that can help you identify those neighbors!

Neighbor 2 Neighbor was created to make those GOTV efforts easier in your own community, with information pulled directly from the public voter rolls. Just type in your name and address, click on "Details" under your name and then click "Make Walklist" for your street. 

You can also click the down arrow beside your street to make a walklist for an adjacent street. Once you have a list of names on an adjacent street, choose one, click the down area next to their street and get more adjacent streets. You can expand your walklist by as many streets as you want this way. 

Now that you have printed various walklists, feel free to drop them a note, give them a call or leave a NixAllSix flyer or postcard on their doorstep, with a reminder that early voting runs through Nov. 3rd. You can even print a copy of the Wake Co. early voting sites as well, or find a list of other county's sites here. 

Be sure to let them know that they can learn more about what is on their sample ballot at ncvoter.org, or any of the other non-partisan guides listed below.


#EveryConversationCounts

Early Voting Starts Tomorrow!


Votes have already come in via mail. As of yesterday, there have been 68,940 absentee ballots requested with 15% returned and accepted. Of those requested, Democrats make up 46%, Republicans 24% and Unaffiliateds 30%. Find a breakdown of the ballot data at Old North State Politics

Early Voting:
  • At “one-stop” Early Voting sites you can register, update your registration and vote at the same time. If you need to register or change your registration, be sure to bring either your NC driver's license, other gov't. photo ID with your name and address, a utility or other bill showing your name and address, or a student photo ID with a school document showing an NC address. 
  • Early Voting starts Wed., Oct. 17, and ends on Saturday, Nov. 3. Find your county's Early Voting sites here.
  • Wake County Early Voting Sites and Hours
Absentee voting:
  • No excuse needed! Any registered North Carolina voter may request an absentee ballot by mail before Oct. 30th.
  • College Students may register and vote where they attend college if they plan on staying there indefinitely. OR they may register and vote in their home district by requesting an absentee ballot. 
  • When you receive your ballot, complete it fully, and sign the sealed envelope along with two witness signatures, and mail it back right away, before election day! By far the easiest and most efficient way to vote. 
Your polling place may have changed!
Handy Non-Partisan Voter Guides: 

All of this information and more is available in our latest post: NC Voter Resource Guide.

Other Ways You Can Get Involved


It has been shown that direct communication with voters is the best way to increase voter turnout. Nothing beats knocking on doors and reminding people that their vote is crucial, especially this year. But we understand not everyone can canvass, so we've included a few other ways in addition to knocking that you can be a part of this nationwide effort to protect our democracy and bring balance to our state and federal governments. 

Canvassing: 
FlipNC 
Neighbors On Call
Your local candidate's campaign - find your candidate here on your sample ballot, do a quick online search for their campaign and give them call!

Early Voting Volunteer:
Wake Co. Early Voting Poll Greeter 
With DemocracyNC's Truth Team to educate people about the amendments
With You Can Vote to make calls and convert their thousands of new voter registrations into actual voters

Election Day Volunteer:
Find an option in your area with the NC Dem. Party

With Common Cause educating people about the amendments

On The Issues: What the NC Super-Majority Has Done 


Below are 10 issues important to the people of North Carolina. Learn more about what NC legislators have been doing in these areas at NC Wins.

Environment
Independent Judiciary
Public Education
Healthcare
Fair Elections & Maps
Gun Safety Reform
Good Governance
Racial Justice
Women's Rights
Marginalized Population Rights


And as a reminder, here is a list of recent bills that Democratic lawmakers have presented but were not allowed to be heard

This is why we need to bring balance back to our General Assembly!

 

Notable Mentions This Week

The NC League of Conservation Voters has published their 2018 Legislative Scorecard on Environmental Issues in NC.

Meanwhile, the national League of Conservation Voters has placed NC Rep. Chris Malone, NC-35 (Wake Forest area) in its Dirty Dozen list of the dirtiest politicians in the country. Thankfully he has a pro-environment candidate in Terence Everitt challenging him.

NCGA commits $400M immediately for Florence recovery.

An insightful essay by Dan Rather on his introduction to racism.

A great video from You Can Vote on the real issues with Voter ID.

Do You Have Events to Share With Us?


We are updating our web calendar with events for the fall and want to hear from you! If you know of publicly posted events please email us a link!
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Stronger NC, Inc. All rights reserved.
Stronger North Carolina, Inc. is a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization that educates North Carolina citizens about issues affecting the electorate. Stronger NC is not affiliated with any political party and does not endorse individual candidates. 


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