As the election is quickly approaching, on Tuesday, November 6, you should be certain that you are educated and informed about what seats you are voting for, which candidates align with your views, and how to make sure your voice is heard. Encourage your friends, family, and coworkers to Get Out & Vote this November so that you can have a say in how our government operates.
On November 6, you will vote for federal & state officials, including:
U.S. Congress –
- U.S. Senate (35/100 seats are up for grabs)
- U.S. House of Representatives (all 435 members are being elected)
In Pennsylvania –
- Lieutenant Governor
- General Assembly (all 203 seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and 25/50 state Senate seats are up for grabs)
Of course, the ballots are different in each state, so before heading to the polls you may want to brush up on which candidates you will see on the specific ballot for your area.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks members of Congress according to how they’ve voted on key issues in the past, and for those of you in Pennsylvania, the PA Chamber of Commerce endorses candidates for the PA General Assembly who are receptive to supporting the state’s job-creating organizations/businesses.
Rules are different in each state, but for more information on how to register using an absentee ballot or where your polling place is, click here.
SOURCES U.S. Chamber of Commerce, PA Chamber of Commerce, Vote411.org, and USA.gov