Delaware ACLU to host voter education workshops

DELAWARE- Delaware’s Primaries are just over a month away, and advocacy groups are looking to boost turn out while informing voters about all of the candidates.

The Delaware ACLU will be hosting Voter education workshops in lower Delaware beginning on the 26th and looking to expand statewide.
The workshops won’t hear from candidates themselves, but will instead hear from local advocacy groups, and give them a platform to show which candidates support action on issues from climate change, to reproductive freedom, immigration rights, and more.

The Voting Campaign Director Meera Devotta says by helping voters be more informed on local races; candidates with these platforms can begin to see success in higher positions, but only if voters show up.

“Local elections, school board elections, and statewide elections are launching pads for candidates to move up into higher office so throwing support behind candidates that align with your values and policies you want to see done nationwide starts with supporting them at a local level,” she said.

She says the first session will be held in lower Sussex and they hope to expand across the state. She says there’s no better time to be informed, and that there is no such thing as an off-year election.

 

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