SOURCE: District of Columbia Board of Elections
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2016
Contact: Tamara Robinson
(202) 442-4966, firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Voting Starts in DC on Saturday!
Washington, D.C. – As the November 8th election approaches, the District of Columbia Board of Elections (DCBOE) wants to remind residents that they don’t have to wait to vote. Early Voting is easy and convenient, and starts at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow, October 22nd, in the Old Council Chambers at One Judiciary Square. On Friday, October 28th, eight additional Early Voting Centers open throughout the District. Early Voting lasts
until Friday, November 4th, including weekends. Operating hours are 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Same-day registration is available at all locations.
To find an Early Voting Center near you, go to
DCBOE also offers “no excuse” absentee voting. Request your absentee ballot at www.dcboee.org or with the Vote4DC mobile app by November 1st. Absentee ballots must be received by Election Day, November 8th. Voters can mail or deliver their ballotsto DCBOE, drop them off at an Early Voting Center until November 4th, or deliver them to any polling place on Election Day.
New voting equipment, absentee ballot options, more convenient and accessible polling places, and expanded Early Voting opportunities are part of DCBOE’s ongoing efforts to make voting as easy as possible in the District of Columbia. For more on voting in the District and to stay informed about the November 8th election, visit www.dcboee.org, follow @DCBOEE on Twitter, and download the “Vote4DC” mobile app available in
iTunes and the Google marketplace.
The District of Columbia Board of Elections is an independent agency of the District government responsible for the administration of elections, ballot access, and voter registration.