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Online voter registration is being an increasingly popular idea. 13 states allowed residents to register online during the 2012 election, and now 14 more states are considering it. What’s your opinion? LIKE if you support online voter registration, REBLOG if you would rather register via pen and paper. 
 
Also, check out OurTime.org’s policy prescriptions for modernizing our voting system: http://www.ourtime.org/lessons-from-2012-election/ and for today’s full translation, click here!  

Online voter registration is being an increasingly popular idea. 13 states allowed residents to register online during the 2012 election, and now 14 more states are considering it. What’s your opinion? LIKE if you support online voter registration, REBLOG if you would rather register via pen and paper.

 

Also, check out OurTime.org’s policy prescriptions for modernizing our voting system: http://www.ourtime.org/lessons-from-2012-election/ and for today’s full translation, click here!  

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The Supreme Court is set to hear a new case, McCutcheon vs. the FEC which could potentially end campaign contributions limits—meaning the wealthy will have a bigger voice in elections. What’s your opinion? LIKE if we should limit campaign contributions & REBLOG if donors should be able to give as much as they want to candidates.

For today’s full translation, click here!

The Supreme Court is set to hear a new case, McCutcheon vs. the FEC which could potentially end campaign contributions limits—meaning the wealthy will have a bigger voice in elections. What’s your opinion? LIKE if we should limit campaign contributions & REBLOG if donors should be able to give as much as they want to candidates.

For today’s full translation, click here!

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Today, we released a report on the 2012 election revealing that young voters succeeded in spite of a variety of ballot barriers, not because the system worked efficiently. The report gives 7 policy prescriptions to combat voter suppression and boost voter turnout in future elections.
What’s your opinion? LIKE if we should update our voting process, COMMENT to express your opinion & please SHARE with your friends.

For today’s full translation, click here and to read the full report, click here!

Today, we released a report on the 2012 election revealing that young voters succeeded in spite of a variety of ballot barriers, not because the system worked efficiently. The report gives 7 policy prescriptions to combat voter suppression and boost voter turnout in future elections.

What’s your opinion? LIKE if we should update our voting process, COMMENT to express your opinion & please SHARE with your friends.

For today’s full translation, click here and to read the full report, click here!

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Last week, Florida leaders testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that controversial 2012 voting laws led to voter confusion and suppression on Election Day. Other leaders from states who tightened voter laws testified in favor of the election laws. Now that Election Day has passed, what do you think of voter ID laws? LIKE if the laws led to voter disenfranchisement and REBLOG if you think they helped prevent voter fraud.  
For today’s full translation, click here!

Last week, Florida leaders testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that controversial 2012 voting laws led to voter confusion and suppression on Election Day. Other leaders from states who tightened voter laws testified in favor of the election laws. Now that Election Day has passed, what do you think of voter ID laws? LIKE if the laws led to voter disenfranchisement and REBLOG if you think they helped prevent voter fraud.  

For today’s full translation, click here!

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While President Obama was giving his acceptance speech, there were still many voters waiting in line to cast their ballots— prompting him to say “we need to fix that by the way.” How can we ensure that every eligible American is able to vote? We want to know your opinion!
For today’s full translation, click here!

While President Obama was giving his acceptance speech, there were still many voters waiting in line to cast their ballots— prompting him to say “we need to fix that by the way.” How can we ensure that every eligible American is able to vote? We want to know your opinion!

For today’s full translation, click here!

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In California, Milliannials decided to write the menu as they turned out to vote for the Prop 30 ballot initiative—if it had failed, it would have resulted in $6 billion in cuts to K-12 schools and higher education. For today’s full translation, click here!

In California, Milliannials decided to write the menu as they turned out to vote for the Prop 30 ballot initiative—if it had failed, it would have resulted in $6 billion in cuts to K-12 schools and higher education.

For today’s full translation, click here!

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With a Millennial turnout rate of at least 49%, this year’s election proved that youth are becoming a key voting bloc and have the power to swing the election. Do you think it’s Our Time to have a voice in the political process? LIKE if candidates should take young voters seriously & REBLOG if you’re excited about the future of our generation.  For today’s full translation, click here!

With a Millennial turnout rate of at least 49%, this year’s election proved that youth are becoming a key voting bloc and have the power to swing the election. Do you think it’s Our Time to have a voice in the political process? LIKE if candidates should take young voters seriously & REBLOG if you’re excited about the future of our generation.

For today’s full translation, click here!

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Well done!

Well done!

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Wow. LIKE if you’re part of the 19% :)

Wow. LIKE if you’re part of the 19% :)

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Who do you think will win? We want to know what you think!
P.S. If you haven’t voted, polls may still be open! Find your polling place and more at ourtime.org/ballot! 

Who do you think will win? We want to know what you think!

P.S. If you haven’t voted, polls may still be open! Find your polling place and more at ourtime.org/ballot

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Here is your virtual “I Voted Today” Sticker. Please LIKE and “wear” it with pride by RE-BLOGGING widely!

Here is your virtual “I Voted Today” Sticker. Please LIKE and “wear” it with pride by RE-BLOGGING widely!

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Friends, Please RE-BLOG this image to remind your friends of the states with same-day voter registration. It’s not too late for many first time voters to make their voices heard. RE-BLOG the image! And if you encounter any problems while voting, call our friends at 1-866-OUR-VOTE … SHARE NOW! Thank you.

Friends, Please RE-BLOG this image to remind your friends of the states with same-day voter registration. It’s not too late for many first time voters to make their voices heard. RE-BLOG the image! And if you encounter any problems while voting, call our friends at 1-866-OUR-VOTE … SHARE NOW! Thank you.

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It’s Election Day! Please SHARE this image if you voted/ when you vote! You can go to www.ourtime.org/ballot to find find your polling place, see who is on your ballot, and more!

It’s Election Day! Please SHARE this image if you voted/ when you vote! You can go to www.ourtime.org/ballot to find find your polling place, see who is on your ballot, and more!

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Awesome News for people affected by Hurricane Sandy. Please SHARE so voters find info for their state. New Jersey residents: Governor Chris Christie announced that those affected by Sandy will be able to vote via email and fax. For more details on how to cast your ballot online, go to: http://www.state.nj.us/governor/news/news/552012/approved/20121103d.html
New York residents: Governor Andrew Cuomo just signed an Executive Order stating that residents in the federally-declared disaster counties can vote at any polling place. For more information, go to: http://www.elections.ny.gov/
Everyone else can find their polling place, see who is on their ballot, and find times they can vote at www.ourtime.org/pledge

Awesome News for people affected by Hurricane Sandy. Please SHARE so voters find info for their state.

New Jersey residents: Governor Chris Christie announced that those affected by Sandy will be able to vote via email and fax. For more details on how to cast your ballot online, go to: http://www.state.nj.us/governor/news/news/552012/approved/20121103d.html

New York residents: Governor Andrew Cuomo just signed an Executive Order stating that residents in the federally-declared disaster counties can vote at any polling place. For more information, go to: http://www.elections.ny.gov/

Everyone else can find their polling place, see who is on their ballot, and find times they can vote at www.ourtime.org/pledge