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League of Women Voters of Washington shares Vote411

The League of Women Voters of Washington has unveiled its 2014 Primary Election edition of www.VOTE411.org, the League’s nonpartisan election resource.

This “one-stop shop” for election information provides simple tools to help Washington voters navigate the voting process for the Aug. 5 primary election.

“[The] League has invited all 830 candidates in 444 races in the 2014 Primary Election to participate in Vote411,” said Linnea Hirst, Vote411 chairwoman, “and asked them to enter information helpful for voters as they make their decisions.”

VOTE411.org provides detailed candidate information, including candidates’ direct responses to issue-related questions, for every candidate race and ballot issue in the state. Users can visit www.VOTE411.org and enter their address to find information from the candidates they will see on their ballot and compare candidates side by side.

“As voters, we need simple, helpful tools to help us navigate Election Day,” League President Kim Abel said.

“Vote 411 allows a candidate to share the information they think is important for you to know while answering questions pertinent to the position. You get the information you need to make choices all the way down to the end of your ballot.

“Vote411.org is the nation’s premiere online election resource and the League of Women Voters of Washington has added our community’s information to VOTE411.org so that it can serve as a resource for all of Washington voters.”

The League of Women Voters of Washington advocates for voting rights at the state level, and encourages civics education, voter education, and voter registration, including organizing around National Voter Registration Day in September.

It also supports local Leagues in voter registration and education activities, including candidate forums.

 

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