PLEASE VOTE NOW 2020

 

Make your voice count and be heard. VOTE NOW in the USA Presidential Election. It is important to participate and exercise your right to choose.

As @VisitLA4Locals says: ‘You may not love the choices, but you don’t have to. It’s not your soul mate or life partner. It is your obligation as a citizen to take part in the process. Speak up and make your voice heard!
If you live in LA County you can find a list of official drop boxes (and also how to vote by mail) at
https://locator.lavote.net 🗳

From my editor, Carmen Rios (#vbadgrl): “Looking for critical guidance in battleground states? Check out @v4eusa. Looking for answers in los Angeles? I’m using the @blmlosangeles guide to fill out my ballot. Have questions about Voter ID laws? Ask @thevoteriders. Need to make a plan? go to iwillvote.com.

More from @VisitLA4Locals: “This year, voters in LA County are able to go to ANY Vote Center and no longer need to be assigned to a specific polling place 🎉. In addition to the official drop boxes open 24-hours a day, 118 vote centers are now open where you can cast your ballot (or drop off a pre-filled one.) While most of these locations aren’t available for exploring yet, it is a good way to get a very small taste of what they offer. Landmarks where you can #getyourvoteon include @hammer_museum @hollywoodbowl @skirball_la @staplescenterla (where you can get special #ivoted stickers!) @theforum @thewiltern and @dodgerstadium* (For more information on #votecenters#dropboxes or other #votinginformation you can go to https://locator.lavote.net/ or
https://www.headcount.org/livenation/
Fill out your ballot, wear a mask and VOTE! 🗳
*some in person locations, including Dodger Stadium open Oct 30th. Let’s do this, L.A.!

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When I lived in @westwoodvillage I loved voting in person at the @luxesunsetblvdhotel. They were so welcoming and it was definitely more unique than a garage or church! When I moved back to the valley, I was a little sad not to be able to go there anymore to vote. This year, voters in LA County are able to go to ANY Vote Center and no longer need to be assigned to a specific polling place 🎉. In addition to the official drop boxes open 24-hours a day, 118 vote centers are now open where you can cast your ballot (or drop off a pre-filled one.) While most of these locations aren’t available for exploring yet, it is a good way to get a very small taste of what they offer. Landmarks where you can #getyourvoteon include @hammer_museum @hollywoodbowl @skirball_la @staplescenterla (where you can get special #ivoted stickers!) @theforum @thewiltern and @dodgerstadium* (For more information on #votecenters, #dropboxes or other #votinginformation you can go to https://locator.lavote.net/ https://www.headcount.org/livenation/ Fill out your ballot, wear a mask and VOTE! 🗳 *some in person locations, including Dodger Stadium open Oct 30th. Let’s do this, L.A.!

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My ballot is in and ready to be counted! Is yours?

I tracked my ballot with BallotTrax. Check if your county is using it here.

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. You can find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over 1.3 million views on her YouTube channel. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed an Olympic swimmer and numerous bestselling authors and has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. She was named both a Top 10 Travel Influencer and a Top 50 Female Influencer for 2021 by Afluencer and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. She has been nominated for the inaugural Forbes 50 over 50/Know Your Value list due out in Summer 2021. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best and has more than 150,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and has also run 15 travel competitions publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on We Said Go Travel. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded two Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. From 2017 to 2021 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won four times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won in 2021 as Book Critic and in 2019 for one of her KTLA TV segments NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal. Niver has written for National Geographic, USA Today 10best, TODAY, Teen Vogue, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave(ish): It's All About Perspective 50 Adventures Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. When she's not SCUBA diving or in her art studio making ceramics, she's helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

One response to “PLEASE VOTE NOW 2020

  1. Government leaders and those in power only listen to Voice, strong Voice, very strong Voice. Without it they will remain dead silent even if it’s the end of the world! So campaign by voting and making your Voice heard.

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