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Got ID Virginia?
Voting is our right, and we want to make sure you have what you need to vote.
Falls Church Votes is all about getting voters to the polls in all types of elections.
The first step of voting is being registered. Are you registered to vote in the City of Falls Church? Voter registration in Virginia will end for the November 4, 2014 General Election on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14th.
A Special Election will also be held on November 4th to elect a new city Treasurer to complete the term of Cathy Kaye who has resigned for medical reasons.
Falls Church City citizens eligible to vote BY November 4th (17 year olds can register in advance of their birthday) can register at City Hall in the Registrar's Office by October 14th to vote to elect the 8th District Congressional Representative, U.S. Senator, City Treasurer, and to vote on a referendum to fund an upgrade and expansion to Mount Daniel Elementary School.
Contact the Falls Church City registrar's office to register to vote.
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JUST A QUICK NOTE.
FALLS CHURCH CITIZENS CAN STILL VOTE ABSENTEE IN PERSON UP AT CITY HALL...ENTER THROUGH THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. VOTING TILL 7 p.m. TONIGHT.
THIS IS THE LAST DAY FOR ABSENTEE IN PERSON VOTING!!!
COME ON UP AND VOTE.
BTW- Vote NO on QUESTION ONE
Vote YES on QUESTION TWO.
Gotta go back up to city hall....I came home to thaw out for awhile....my feet were numb!
GOOD NEWS....I hear that designated parking spaces for voting are available at City Hall for voting absentee in person voting....don't forget...voting today from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Fantastic NEWS on VOTING Absentee-in-Person in advance of November 6th!!!!
Due to Sandy running through town the Falls Church City Electoral Board voted to extend the hours to vote Absentee-in-person.
Polls are tight - we need your vote.
Let's re-elect President Barack Obama, elect Tim Kaine (Senate) and re-elect Jim Moran (HR). Vote for the team that ARE the representatives of the middle class.
VOTERS in FALLS CHURCH CITY CAN VOTE Absentee-in-Person beginning on Wednesday (10/31) through Friday (11/2) 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday (11/3) from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Vote in the Dogwood Room, G Level, City Hall (300 Park Ave.).
See some allowable explanations below to determine if you can vote in advance or contact the Falls Church City Democratic Committee at [email protected] for more information.
Do you need a ride to vote this week....contact us at [email protected]
REASONS YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN ADVANCE OF ELECTION DAY: Is your workday more than 11 hours each day? This includes your driving and lunch time too. Workers on a flex schedule easily meet this requirement. Even some who work 10 hours day easily meet it. Will you be out of town on Election Day for any time? Will you be leaving Falls Church City on Election Day for personal reasons or work business? Are you expecting to be out of the city on business or personal travel? Are you a student or the spouse of a student? Do you care for someone who depends on you? Do you have a disability?
If you are an early riser and have time during this work week you can vote early and also before you go home from work or school as late as 7 pm.
Weather BULLETIN....SANDY SAYS....
VOTE TODAY AND TOMORROW (Saturday).
The Registrar's office is open today until 5 p.m. and they are open tomorrow from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m
The weather rules say voting is always down when bad weather strikes....get a hold of the storm and vote in advance.
For more information about voting for the Democratic Ticket and how to help get out the vote write [email protected]
Vote NO on Question 1 concerning the EMINENT DOMAIN change to the State Constitution (it IS about the goverment taking away your property not for the goverments use but to transfer it to another PRIVATE owner). The difference is what the goverment must pay YOU versus the business having to negotiate WITH YOU. There are two very differnent compensaton rates in those different types of transactions. The Goverment rate to compensate you is far lower.
Vote YES on Question 2 allowing the General Assembly to delay its veto session by up to one week in order for the session to avoid interfering with events such as religious holidays. This is primarily a housekeeping measure.
VOTER REGISTRATION IS ENDING SOON LOCALLY FOR PEOPLE IN FALLS CHURCH CITY..........REALLY?????
No, but it could be the effective result of returning students leaving town to go back to college.
Many times when college students go off to college and they have failed to register to vote for the November election they just don't get around to it AFTER they have left.
They WANT to be registered but the summer has been busy and there is ALWAYS STILL TIME. We all know how that is...'
So are you registered in Virginia? Did someone take your registration form and offer to submit it for you? Are your sure that the DMV processed it for you?
Check HERE to see if it was processed:
HERE IS A FORM TO COMPLETE IF YOU AREN'T REGISTERED:
Take it to the Registrars offices or mail it.
Mail to: Voter Registration, 300 Park Ave., Room 101E, Falls Church, VA 22046
They won't accept faxs for Voter Registration forms.
HERE IS A TRUTH: There is NO better time to register than BEFORE students leave town for college.
Every election provides its own set of reasons why it is important to vote. What are the hottest topics that attract young voters and compel them to either stay home or go out and vote? Here are a few we've heard.
-Women's reproductive rights and access? (This IS a man's issue too).
-Costs for student loans. (True whether they or their parents are paying those loans?)
-Stability of the financial markets with proper regulation. (When they get their high paying jobs it will mean a lot to them then).
-Insuring NATIONAL protection against a financial industry that sucks them into products that sink their futures by giving them more credit than they reasonably need or can pay off.
- Whether SOPA or PIPA is supported by their candidate. (Note to self - PIPA is NOT Kate's sister).
VOTER REGISTRATION is also being performed at the Falls Church Farmers' Market every Saturday where volunteers are collecting VOTER REGISTRATION forms and then delivering them to the Registrar's office.
VOTER REGISTRATION is also done at the Organizing for America office at Loehmann's Plaza (next to the Bally's Fitness Center).
VOTER REGISTRATION is also
If a young voter will be 18 by November 6th they can register now!!!! Who knew? Well we did and now you know.
Keep in mind - suppression of voting is NOT an American Value - if you are eligible to vote you should. Young voters should show all those that want to silence their voice that they will not be quiet. That they WILL be heard in this election and future elections.
Deadline to Register to Vote in the Election
Monday, October 15, 2012, is the last day to register to vote in Virginia for the November 6, 2012 General Election. Mailed Voter Registration Applications must be postmarked by the USPS no later than Monday, October 15, 2012.
Download the Absentee Ballot Application from the Virginia State Board of Elections. To receive an absentee ballot by mail, applications must be received by the Office of Voter Registration and Elections no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 (one week before Election Day).
In-Person Absentee Voting is available at City Hall (300 Park Avenue, Map) on these dates:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting Friday, September 21, 2012
Saturdays, October 27 and November 3rd, 2012, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
November 6, 2012
Presidential General Election
Citizens may register to vote in person at City Hall or by mail. Applications to register by mail are available at City Hall (300 Park Avenue) and at the Mary Riley Styles Public Library (120 North Virginia Avenue). Applications may also be requested by calling 703-248-5085 (TTY 711).
VOTE TODAY – (SATURDAY, June 9, 2012) ABSENTEE-IN-PERSON, AT ANY REGISTRAR’S OFFICE (FALLS CHURCH CITY RESIDENTS CAN VOTE IN CITY HALL TODAY; it’s just above the Police Department).
Go in and ask for the Democratic Party ballot so you are voting in the DEMORCRATIC PARY PRIMARY election of candidates.
Go to Lunch and vote or go vote and then go to lunch. FALLS CHURCH VOTES – EVEN ON SATURDAY’S!!!!
The Democratic Party primary is this TUESDAY (JUNE 12TH) – Vote then if you can or vote today if you have the time……all votes count in primary’s. The first step for insuring that your candidate is on the ballot in November ……. is to vote in JUNE!!!!. SO, WHO CAN VOTE ABSENTEE IN PERSON?
• Will you be out of your jurisdiction (the city) on Tuesday? Then you are eligible to vote today.
• Do you take care of children or others? Then you are eligible to vote today.
• Are you planning to be traveling for pleasure or business on Tuesday? Then you are eligible to vote today.
• Are you a high school or college student? Then you are eligible to vote today.
• Do you have to be on the road for work before the polls open - and you might not make it back to vote on Tuesday night? Then you are eligible to vote today!!!
*******FUN FACT***** if you are registered to vote and under 18 RIGHT NOW you can vote in the primary if you are eligible to vote on November 6th because you will be 18 then.
See you at City Hall!
Come one, come all to the Falls Church City Memorial Day parade PLUS more.....
Monday is one of the biggest events in Falls Church City...Food vendors, great stuff for sale from artisans and community booths.
Come join us....be prepared for the heat...Parade kicks off at 2 p.m.
Are you registered to vote in this year’s election? Did you change your address since the last election? Voting will get harder this year with the new legislation signed by the governor - Your driver's license has to match your voter registration card. If you need to register to vote or need to update your address come to the registration booth near Park Avenue in the City Hall parking lot this Memorial Day Monday.
BTW – if you have a student who will be 18 this coming NOVEMBER 6th they can register NOW!!!! There is NOTHING like registering and then voting in your first Presidential Election.
NOTE: If you think you did all this with your driver’s license renewals and changes….all I can say is some have been disappointed when they showed up to vote and it turned out that the glitch got them.
Seniors Roundtable Here in Falls Church
You are invited to join Former Governor Tim Kaine, Candidate for U.S. Senate, for a roundtable policy discussion with Seniors and Retirees on the economy and Medicare / Social Security
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
City of Falls Church Community Center, Art Room, 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, Virginia 22046
RSVP Required. This event may be open to the press.
Please RSVP to Dadly Cordero at [email protected] or call 703-828-5338
Join them at this discussion.
Tim Kaine is running for the U.S. Senate and when elected he will be voting on issues related to seniors and retirees.
Democratic Primary election is June 12th. Have you voted yet?
Absentee in Person voting is happening NOW. Vote at the Registrar's Office in City Hall Monday-Friday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Don't think Primary voting is important? It is. A lot of people are wondering why their candidate didn't advance to the general election in 2010.
In fact, some are now wondering why their candidate lost in this springs primary's in other parts of this country. Will that be you?
Stop by the Registrar's office on the way to work. Book that vote in advance if you will be away from Falls Church City on June 12th.
This coming Tuesday, May 1st, is the last city election being held in May. Registered voters will choose on that day who will represent them on the City Council and on the School Board.
Falls Church Votes! encourages voters to get out and vote in every election.
November 5, 2013 is the first time that city elections will be held since the city voters overwhelmingly voted in 2011 to move city elections from May to November dates in odd numbered years. 2013 is when voters will also elect a new governor and other state officials and representatives. Note: National office elections are held on even numbered years.
Do your civic duty - VOTE in every election.
FALLS CHURCH VOTES - Working every day to make sure that VOTERS are REGISTERED and able to vote in ALL of the elections in 2012. NORTHERN VIRGINIA is the key to re-electing Barack Obama and providing a Congress that will be moving this nation FORWARD. EVERY VOTE IS NEEDED!!!
Are you registered? Are your High School students registered NOW? Underage voters can register RIGHT NOW and Vote in November even if they don't turn 18 up until ELECTION DAY, Tuesday, November 6th!
Is this year the first opportunity for your young voters to vote for President?
Did you move since the last election? UPDATE YOUR REGISTRATION NOW.
Register early. Fill it out, mail it in, then validate it was received - then wait for your voter registration card. Here's the link.
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falls church city democratic committee
IT IS ‘CHECK IT’___ AND___ ‘FIX IT’ TIME!!!!!!
It's 2012!!! Do you know where your Voter Registration card is?
You can easily check your Virginia Voter Registration status right from the State Board of Election website (see link below).
Everything in relationship to your registration will have to be in full order to vote this year. Did you move? Did your name change due to marriage or divorce? If so, you have to make a change to your voter registration card. Do it sooner rather than later.
Did you think DMV made that change for your update to your license? What if you guess wrong?
CHECK THIS LINK. If anything is wrong....FIX IT AT THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE (the second link is for Falls Church City residents).
Beat the rush....don't be turned away at the polls...because you just might be.
Your vote needs to be counted and not challenged. A few minutes will give you the answers you need. CHECK IT and FIX IT!
VOTE "YES" for moving City elections to November on November 8th. Voter turnout has dropped each decade.
In the 2010 city elections voter turnout was a paltry 24% of registered voters. FCCDC supports greater turnout and wants elections to remain non-partisan.
Falls Church City is recognized for having the highest percentage of voter turnout across the state IN NATIONAL elections - FCCDC believes that for city elections turnout should once again reflect citizen involvement and interest in exclusively all things FALLS CHURCH.
This is our home town. Schools and real estate taxes are worth coming out to show WHO you want representing you on those issues.
Please NOTE: This vote DOES NOT change city elections into partisan elections - it just changes the MONTH city elections will occur. VOTE YES!!!
Thanks for voting....Theo Stamos won the primary election for Commonwealth Attorney for Arlington County and Falls Church City. Her name will appear on the ballot in November.
Polls close at 7PM......have you voted yet?
There are two candidates running for this office. Since there are no other candidates running in this election today's votes will determine who will be the Commonwealth Attorney.
Your vote does matter in choosing who will head this very important office.
VOTE TODAY......FALLS CHURCH VOTES!!!
Meet the candidates websites:
Theo, standing with supporters, at the end of the Falls Church Memorial Day parade. Sharon Von Schrader's red Mini Cooper led the way for Team Theo!
315 N Virginia Ave
Falls Church, VA
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