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Illinois Assyrians Aim To Register New Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--A group of Assyrian-American activists in Illinois have officially launched the Vote Assyrian Registration Drive in the City of Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. The initiative follows a number of social protests, fundraisers, and meetings with Members of Congress related to the ongoing plight of Assyrian Christians in Iraq and Syria.…
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When is Election Day 2020?

The 2020 Elections will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Polls will be open from 6:00am to 7:00pm. In the United States, Election Day for federal offices occurs on the first Tuesday following the first Monday of November.┬áThis is an important election year. We are the world's strongest democracy because of involved citizens. Stay…
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Vote Assyrian Seeking Deputy Registrars

The newly-launched initiative, Vote Assyrian, looks to register thousands of Assyrian-American voters as the 2020 presidential elections near. The Chicago-based activist group is seeking volunteers willing to serve as deputy registrars. This is a great way to make a difference. Registrars must be trained by the State of Illinois in order to be certified to…
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How Elections Work

Elections give registered voters┬áthe chance to decide who they want to run their country and represent their interests. But before you decide whom you're voting for, it is important to understand exactly how the system works. There are two levels in the federal election process: Congressional and Presidential. Let's focus on the Congressional races first.…
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