Reminder: Register to vote at your nearest library Sept. 27

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election-2016-button-4Sno-Isle Libraries will be doing its part on National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, Sept. 27, to help eligible residents get registered to vote in time for the Nov. 8 election.

“Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to building connected communities through civic engagement,” said Susan Hempstead, Strategic Relations Manager for the library district. “Our libraries are partnering with the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County to help ensure that everyone has a voice in the electoral process. The choices we all make by voting matter to our communities.”

The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County is a local branch of the national organization. It is nonpartisan and dedicated to enabling voter registration, organizing candidate and issue forums and encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government.

“We’re very pleased to again be working with Sno-Isle Libraries to help more people become in knowledgeable about and involved with their government,” said Jody Trautwein, League Voter Service Chair.

On Sept. 27, League volunteers will assist with voter registration at eight libraries across the district:

Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds
Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave W, Lynnwood
Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St., Marysville
Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Hwy., Mill Creek
Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way, Monroe
Mountlake Terrace Library, 2330 58th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace
Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Point Blvd, Mukilteo
Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish

To register to vote in Washington, you must be:

-A citizen of the United States
-A legal resident of Washington state and not claiming the right to vote in any other state
-At least 18 years old by election day (Nov. 8, 2016)
-Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections
-Not disqualified from voting due to a court order

Registered voters who have recently changed addresses may also update their voter information to be ready to vote in November.

 

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