October 20, 2016
Early Voting Kicks Off On October 24th with a Special Gathering of Local Community Organizations to Encourage Early Voting
WHAT: Early voting (absentee in person) starts Monday, October 24 across Alaska and runs through November 7. The Alaska Center and partners are encouraging Alaskans to get out and vote early with a special early vote rally and trip to City Hall to cast ballots the first day of early voting.
WHO: The Alaska Center organized the event in collaboration with:
- Get Out the Native Vote
- Alaska AFL-CIO
- First Alaskans Institute
- Alaska Chapter Japanese American Citizens League
- Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii
- Cook Inletkeeper
- Alaska Community Action on Toxics
- Moms Clean Air Force
Spokespeople from these organizations will be present to speak to media about the importance of voting and their support of voter registration and turnout.
WHEN: Monday, October 24 at 11:30 AM
WHERE: Town Square Park in downtown Anchorage (544 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501). Attendees will meet at Town Square at 11:30 AM, enjoy hot beverages and snacks, hear a quick speech, and then walk across to City Hall (632 W 6th Avenue) at 12:00 PM to participate in the first day of early voting.
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