Virginia Catholic Conference provides key voter registration resource,
encourages parishes to conduct drives
In an era when more people worldwide are gaining the right to vote, many Americans are not exercising this right. In fact, in most elections, no more than 60 percent of eligible voters actually cast a ballot.
This year in Virginia, Election Day is on Tuesday, November 5, and will determine all 100 state House of Delegates seats and all 40 state Senate seats. As Catholics, we are called to practice faithful citizenship.
One highly effective way for parishes to help voting-age members participate in the political process is by conducting nonpartisan voter registration drives. The Virginia Catholic Conference has assembled a voter registration resource with 10 easy steps for conducting a drive. Parishes are highly encouraged to consider conducting drives using this resource. Please contact us at 804.225.8565 or at email@example.com with any questions or for further assistance.
The registration deadline for the general election is Monday, October 15.
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In prayer and in public, your voices are urgently needed to bring Gospel values to bear on vital decisions being made by those who represent you.
~~~The Virginia Catholic Conference is the public policy agency representing Virginia’s Catholic bishops and their two dioceses.