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November 2014 - What's Happening @ LWLC : Election Day

When is Election Day?

In the United States, Election Day for federal offices occurs on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November.

Election Day in 2014 is on Tuesday, the 4th of November.

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Facts and Information Sites

Some Election Day Facts:

• Elections held for federal offices only occur on even-numbered years.

• There is no law in the Constitution or Federal mandate which requires electorates to vote in accordance with the popular vote of their state.

• There are 538 Electoral College members. In order to win the vote for President of the United States, a candidate must obtain at least 270 of these votes.

Here are some Information sites:

Alabama Votes - official election center of the State of Alabama. Information regarding registration, polling stations, identification, special voting needs (military, absentee) can be found here.

Montgomery County, Alabama Website - 2014 General Election Ballot along with links to elected offiicials in Montogmery County.

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What You Need to Vote

Before you cast your vote, you will be asked for identification and the poll worker will check the records to see if you are registered. One of the following items will be considered as valid identification (ID) at the Polls:

·  Valid Driver's License

·  Valid Nondriver ID

·  Valid Alabama Photo Voter ID card

·  Valid State Issued ID (Alabama or any other state)

·  Valid Federal Issued ID

·  Valid US Passport

·  Valid Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County, Municipality, Board, or other entity of this state

·   Valid student or employee ID from a public or private college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)

·   Valid Military ID

·   Valid Tribal ID

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Books / eBooks

Some books and e-books in our collection related to elections include: (text & selections: NF):

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