Voter_ServicesFocus:
Participate in and organize voter registration and education activities at various sites in Palm Beach County. Work with speakers bureau and other committees to provide voter registration services.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

 

Chair:  Pamela Maldonado, maldonadopbc@gmail.com(305) 873-4239

Meetings:
In order to be more convenient to everyone, we alternate morning and evening meetings on the first Thursday of each month.

Morning meetings are held from 10 – 11:30 am at the Compass Community Center, 201 North Dixie Hwy., Lake Worth 33469
Evening meetings are held via conference call from 7 – 8 pm.

Call in number: 1-605-313-5609.
Access Code: 516124#

BE SURE TO CHECK THE CALENDAR TO CONFIRM MORNING VS. EVENING MEETINGS.

RECENT ARTICLES

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    Hello Members! Once again, our Palm Beach County League is excited to provide our community with another Voters’ Guide.  These Guides have been providing important candidate and voting information since 2014.  We will publish our Guide in mid-September in both The Palm Beach Post and The Sun Sentinel.  Copies in Spanish will be provided by the State League for all...
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    By Pam Maldonado The way campaigns are run has changed drastically over the last few years and many campaign professionals are convinced that the outcome of the 2020 elections will be determined by social media.  In a January 2019 study, the Pew Center reported that the leading edge of Generation Z (people 18-23 in 2020) is projected to comprise 10%...
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  • How to Reach Graduating High School Seniors
    How to Reach Graduating High School Seniors
    How to Reach Graduating High School Seniors In the Era of Covid-19 by Pam Maldonado   Serena Cummins and her Senior Check-Out Day committee were hard at work firming up details for one of Voter Service’s annual activities – registering graduating seniors as they pick up their caps and gowns at approximately a dozen Title I schools in Palm Beach...
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    The Reason: Our Positive Actions Helping Inmates Regain Their Rights   By Pam Maldonado   On March 12th, I had the pleasure of giving a brief presentation on Amendment 4 for about 175 inmates at the Sago Palm Re-Entry Center in Pahokee. This was my second visit to this prison that houses men who are within three years of completing their sentences. The inmates...
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    By Pam Maldonado   Marc Bruner’s Naturalization Ceremony voter registration “corps” has really hit their stride with USCIS (U.S. Customs and Immigration Service,) with an outstanding February total of 382 registrations.   For the last few months, they have been averaging four or five USCIS events, netting about 59% of the attendees each time.  The action is frenzied once the...
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    by Pam Maldonado For about a year we have been registering voters at naturalization ceremonies. Recently, Young Leaguer Andrea Trainor was instrumental in bringing in two new volunteers who worked as voter registrars while wearing signs around their necks saying “Hablo Español” and “Pale Créole”. Their assistance helped yield 96 registrations–our best one-day total ever! Thanks to Team Leader Diane...
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    Groups fan out to churches in push for voter registration By Abraham Mahshie Special to The Post Posted Nov 17, 2019 at 6:42 PM Read the article online at the Palm Beach Post   Volunteers were at five local churches Sunday to register voters and provide checklists for former felons, often called returning citizens, to get their voting rights restored. They also gathered signatures in...
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    Operation Green Light
    OPERATION GREEN LIGHT EX-FELON REGISTRATION By Phyllis Applebaum On Saturday, October 19, the County Clerk’s office opened all four of its courthouse locations for “Operation Green Light”, a massive event aimed at helping those with outstanding court fees or fines and suspended driver’s licenses to get back into compliance.  Offenders benefited from the waiving of collection agency fees – some...
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  • September Voter Registration
    September Voter Registrations
    LEAGUE VOLUNTEERS ROCK SEPTEMBER REGISTRATIONS by Pam Maldonado Tired League volunteers are justifiably happy to see September come to an end! It has been an exciting, but exhausting month of activities, which had teams of voter registrars up at Jupiter High School at 7:00 am on a Monday morning and others at 8:00 pm in Belle Glade on a Friday...
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  • Nancy Ballen and Iris Fiallos-Finstad
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    Voter Services Gearing Up For A Busy Season
    by Pam Maldonado After a quiet summer, Voter Services is preparing for a flurry of activity as the school year starts, highlighted by National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) and Constitution Week activities in local high schools and colleges. Rather than doing registration in all 23 high schools on a single day this year, the League, in coordination with the School...
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