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Make Your Vote Count in the Primary Elections

There are more than 99,000 adults over the age of 60 currently living, working and voting in the District of Columbia. If you’d like an opportunity to limit the waiting time involved in casting your vote, consider voting early. For your convenience, the early voting sites and schedule for the D.C. primary elections appear below.

Early Voting Sites

Chevy Chase Community Center
"Recreation Room"
5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20015
 
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
"Meeting Room"
1100 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017
 
Hine Junior High School
"Auditorium"
335 8th St, SE
Washington, DC 20003
 
Southeast Tennis and Learning Center
"Round Room"
701 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20032
 
Board of Elections and Ethics
"Old Council Chambers"
One Judiciary Square
441- 4th St, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Early Voting Schedule

Monday, August 30, 2010
Commencement of period for the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics to conduct early voting in the Board’s office, the Board shall be open Monday through Saturday from 8:30 am until 7:00 p.m. During the early voting period, Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., qualified electors may register to vote and cast a special ballot for their precinct of residence by completing a voter registration application, taking an oath or affirmation and providing proof of residence in the precinct in which the individual maintains residence. Qualified electors who register to vote in-person at the Board’s office must cast a Special Ballot in the precinct of residence address for the Primary.

Saturday, September 4, 2010
First day voters may choose to cast a ballot for their precinct at one of at least four designated early voting centers. Early voting centers are open Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 11, 2010
Last day voters may choose to cast a ballot for their precinct at one of at least four designated early voting centers, Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Qualified electors may register to vote and cast a ballot for their precinct of residence by completing a voter registration application, taking an oath or affirmation and providing proof of residence in the precinct in which the individual maintains residence.

Monday, September 13, 2010
Last day, by 4:45 p.m., for early voting in person at the Board’s office. Last day for Board to receive voter registration applications and registration updates submitted in-person at the Board’s office.

Primary Election Day is September 14th. (See list of Election Day polling places.)
 
In July, more than 180 residents of Washington, D.C. had the opportunity to ask three mayoral candidates about senior services - issues that could certainly influence their votes. Mayoral candidates Mayor Adrian Fenty, Council Chairman Vincent Gray, and Leo Alexander answered questions from the audience and sponsoring organizations, the D.C. Senior Advisory Coalition, AARP D.C. and the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA).

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