Absentee Voting Reminder for U.S. Attendees of the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions

September 26, 2018

We would like to remind U.S participants that election day – Tuesday, November 6, 2018 – falls during the Parliament. If you are attending the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions, please remember that you may be in Toronto on election day, and will have to vote before you arrive in order to participate in the election.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission recommends that you:
1. Register to vote
2. Confirm your voter registration status
3.  Consider voting early
4. Understand absentee voting requirements
In some states, you can vote early; others offer an Absentee Ballot which you must apply for in advance and then submit by mail. We urge you to inquire immediately about what is available in your town, county or state. You can learn more at Vote.org/Early-Voting-Calendar or NCSL.org/Absentee-and-Early-Voting


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions is headquartered in the City of Chicago, the traditional homelands of the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations, and other tribes such as the Miami, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Sac, and Fox. 

PoWR recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of this land. We remain committed to the advancement of dignity and justice for Indigenous Peoples’ and their communities in the region and around the world.


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