REGISTER TO VOTE June 1, 2006DONT' FORGET TO VOTE ON Tuesday, June 6, 2006. The Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m . If you need the location of your polling place, please call your county elections office.
The decisions made by elected officials affect our lives every day, from the taxes we pay to the roads we drive on to the schools our children attend. That‘s why it‘s important to participate in the political process and help choose your elected officials by exercising your right to vote.
Please join C.A.R.'s efforts this year to register new voters. You can give voter registration cards toyour clients at closing. Send them out in your marketing materials or have a voter registration display in your office. Every California REALTOR® is encouraged to register at least TWO new voters before October 23, 2006 , voter registration deadline for the November 7, 2006 general election.Exercising our right to vote is critical to ensuring that your interests are represented in your city council, Sacramento and Washington. Please make exercising that right a priority. Take the following actions and be a participant in the election process.Encourage your colleagues and clients to register to vote: To order blank registration cards or a display box for your office through C.A.R., please fill out the attached form. Your clients will appreciate the added benefit of being able to register to vote quickly..Register to vote: If you are not currently registered to vote, please do so. You can request avoter registration card online by clicking on"Register to Vote." There may also be voter registration cards available at your local association of REALTORS® office, from your county elections office, or you can request one by calling 1-800-345-VOTE (8683).Vote absentee: Registered voters may apply for an absentee ballot, by mail, for the June 6 2006, primary election between May 8, 2006 and May 30, 2006. Applications must be submitted to the county elections officials no later than5 p.m. on May 30, 2006.If you have questions, or need more materials, please contact Lisa Edwards at (916) 492-5211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.