SLTF: Book Club– Eat Drink Vote: an Illustrated Guide to Food Politics

Join Emily Thompson, Ph.D. at the Java Spot (WCC college coffee shop) for a fun and interesting book club about how food politics and comics are entwined! This event is free and open to the public and a number of copies of the book are available on closed reserve at the WCC library.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Java Spot (1st Floor Student Center)

Contact ethompso@wccnet.edu for more information.

One Week Until Midterm Elections – Important Voter Information

Important Voter Information

  • Polling Places will be open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday November 4th
  • You can still vote an absentee ballot if you have a valid excuse.

o   In-Person

  • A voter with a valid excuse, like expecting to be out of town on Election Day, may request and cast an absentee ballot at a municipal clerk’s office up until the day before Election Day, Monday, November 3.

o   By Mail

  • Requests for mail-in absentee ballots must be received in writing by your municipal clerk by 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 1.
  • Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the municipal clerk’s office by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
    • First-time voters who registered by mail or not in person with a local clerk or DMV may NOT vote by mail-in absentee ballot.

o   The Clerk’s office

Voter ID

  • Bring your photo ID like a student ID or driver’s license to make things go faster, but no problem if you don’t have one or forget it at home. You can sign a personal identification affidavit instead.

Voting is one of our most important rights, so make your voice heard and VOTE!

 

For more information check out Campus Vote Project’s

 Michigan Voter Guide by clicking here.

Ready, Set, Vote! – Don’t Forget to Use Your Voice in the November 4 Midterm Elections!

It is almost Election Day for the 2014 Midterms, but did you know you can vote before Election Day?  In Michigan you can vote absentee by mail or in person if you have a valid excuse, like expecting to be out of town on Election Day.

Check out the information below to make a plan for how and when you can vote!

You can check your registration status and find your sample ballot here: Michigan.gov/vote

In-Person

  • A voter with a valid excuse, like expecting to be out of town on Election Day, may request and cast an absentee ballot at their municipal clerk’s office up until the day before Election Day, Monday, November 3.

By Mail

  • Requests for mail-in absentee ballots must be received in writing by your municipal clerk by 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 1.
  • Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the municipal clerk’s office by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

o   First-time voters who registered by mail or not in person with a local clerk or DMV may NOT vote by mail-in absentee ballot.

The Clerk’s office

 

For more information check out Campus Vote Project’s

Michigan Voter Guide by clicking here.