Vote Tuesday, November 6 for Romney/Ryan, Allen, Wolf, Shotton, Dopilka, Dunn, Zoldos, and property rights

November 2, 2012

Polls are open Tuesday, November 6 from 6am - 7pm.

Did Your Polling Place Change? Where Do You Vote?
There are a number of new precincts...check for yours today!

https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/PublicSite/Public/FT2/PublicPollingPlace.aspx

Due to redistricting last year there are many new polling places in Loudoun County. Please make sure you know your precinct. The State Board of Elections recently mailed new voter cards to every voter. If you have not received a voter card recently, contact the local Voter Registrar.

Republican nominees and endorsed candidates:

President Mitt Romney

Vice President Paul Ryan

U.S. Senate George F. Allen

Member, House of Representatives Frank R. Wolf

Leesburg Mayor Linda C. Shotton

Leesburg Town Council Dwight Dopilka, Thomas "Tom" Dunn, Robert J. Zoldos

Proposed Constitutional Amendments Question 1: Shall Section 11 of Article I (Bill of Rights) of the Constitution of Virginia be amended (i) to require that eminent domain only be exercised where the property taken or damaged is for public use and, except for utilities or the elimination of a public nuisance, not where the primary use is for private gain, private benefit, private enterprise, increasing jobs, increasing tax revenue, or economic development; (ii) to define what is included in just compensation for such taking or damaging of property; and (iii) to prohibit the taking or damaging of more private property than is necessary for the public use?

VOTE YES ON QUESTION 1

The Loudoun County Republican Committee passed a resolution of support for Constitutional Amendment Question 1 (the eminent domain amendment). Read the resolution here

Bring Identification on Election Day!!
By now, many of you have heard about recent changes to Virginia's voter identification laws which require all voters to provide an acceptable form of identification (ID) at the polls. Voters arriving to the polls without ID will be required to vote a provisional ballot and will have until noon on the Friday after the election to deliver a copy of identification to their locality's electoral board in order for their provisional ballot to be counted.

The State Board of Elections has provided a chart outlining what ID's are acceptable:

http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Cast%20Your%20Ballot/VotingInPerson/Voter%20Identification_8_12_v4.pdf

Acceptable forms of identification include the following (check the Virginia State Board of Elections website for complete list):

  • Virginia voter registration card
  • Valid Virginia driver's license
  • Military ID
  • Any Federal, Virginia state or local government-issued ID
  • Employer issued photo ID card
  • Concealed handgun permit
  • Valid student ID issued by any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Current utility bill, bank statement, government check or paycheck indicating the name and address of the voter
  • Social Security card (refer to chart mentioned above to see if social security card applies as it does not satisfy special federal ID requirements)

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