Latino Task Force of Monroe County

Promoting Civic Participation

Incribase Para Votar/ Vota PA!

Listo para Votar.  Visite la pagina web del Departamento de Estado de PA para obtener informacion en su idioma.  Clicar aquí para ¡Listo. Prepárese. Vote!   Para completar el formulario para inscribirse haga clic aqui:  ¡Vota PA!       

Aprenda a usar las maquinas para votar en el condado de Monroe, y conozca sus derechos como nuevos ciudadanos.  Haga clic aqui:Voting Guide for New CitizensClick the banner for Voting Machine Videos

 

Register to Vote/¡Vota PA!

  • If you just turned 18 years of age, or have not yet registered to vote, please use this opportunity to register.
  • If you are a relative or friend of a young adult, please forward this link and invite her or him to register. Their vote counts for their future and ours.
  • For more information click to contact the Monroe County Voter Registration Office.

 Click below to register to vote, and learn to use the Monroe County electronic voting machines.  

 

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Learn to Vote Smart!!!

  • Do not vote for a candidate unless you know how she or he stands on issues of importance to all voters and to the Latino community, in particular.
  • Ask about their background and their track record.

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT HOW MONROE COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS STAND ON THE ISSUES.

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT HOW THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES STAND ON THE ISSUES.

The Presidential Candidates And The Latino Vote

About the Absentee Ballot

If you will be away for the November 4th  Pennsylvania Presidential Election, you can fill out an absentee ballot and still vote.  Click Here To Obtain An Absentee Ballot

An absentee ballot application must be completed, signed by the elector, and received by the Monroe County Board of Elections (570-517-3165) no later then 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday before Election Day. 
If you are voting in the election district for the first time by absentee ballot, you will be asked to present an approved form of identification when returning your application.

Campaign Fact Checker

Please note that the Latino Task Force of Monroe County is a non-partisan organization and does not support any political party or candidate.

Are you confused about the facts in statements made by the Presidential candidates?  Check these two sites to verify the facts so that you may make an informed decision before you vote.

 The Washington Post Fact Checker Researches controversial claims and counter-claims involving important national issues, and the records of the various presidential candidates.

 FactCheck.org Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, a "consumer advocate" for voters that monitors the factual accuracy of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.

Hispanic Scholarships Directory

2008-2009 National Directory of Scholarships, Internships and Fellowships for Latino Youth

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute has published the fourth edition of the 2008-2009 National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latino students. This the most comprehensive such listing in the United States.

Click on http://www.chci.org/scholarships/ and scroll down.

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