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2009 Hsvr Powerpoint Presentation(Final)

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  • 1. Welcome to the High School Voter Registration Drive “E-training” www.browardsoe.org '09
  • 2. Table of Contents
    • 2008 HSVR Winners & HSVR results 1997-2008
    • Drive Instructions for student coordinators and faculty sponsor
    • HSVR Materials & downloadable Forms
      • Voter registration form
      • HSVR Drive location and time form
      • 2009 Student Report form
    • Important Dates and Deadline
    • Election 101 Survey
    • FAQs
    • Contact Us
  • 3. CONGRATULATIONS HSVR 2008 WINNERS!!! RESULTS 1997-2008 CLICK HERE FOR FULL PDF
    • Class 1A BCC College Academy
    • Class 2A Dave Thomas Ed. Center
    • Class 3A Pompano Bch High
    • Class 4A Pembroke Pines Charter High School
    • Class 5A Nova High School
    • Class 6A Stoneman Douglas High School
  • 4. HSVR Drive Instructions for Student Coordinator & Faculty Sponsor
    • 5 Steps to a Successful Voter Registration Drive……
    • Step 1- Securing HSVR Drive Location
    • Step 2- Advertising and Promoting
    • Step 3-Setting Goals for Your School
    • Step 4-Conducting the HSVR Drive
    • Step 5-Completing and Returning Voter Registration Forms
  • 5. HSVR Drive Instructions
    • Step 1- Faculty Sponsor secure Drive Location at your school.
    • Please return the drive location and time form by April 13, 2009
  • 6. HSVR Drive Instructions
    • Step 2- Advertise & Promote
    • Mention HSVR Week during morning announcements
    • Send HSVR email & create HSVR blogs
    • Hang up HSVR flyers/posters around school
    • Post “HSVR” Week on your school website and marquee April 20-24, 2009
    • Advertise in your school newspaper
    • Send memos to teachers, security,
    • & staff
  • 7. HSVR Drive Instructions
    • Step 3- Set goals for your school. Use school enrollment reports to estimate a number of eligible students. Create a HSVR Drive schedule for students
    • to register in class.
  • 8. HSVR Drive Instructions
    • Step 4- Conducting the HSVR Drive
    • Sample Voter Registration Table
    APRIL 20-24 2009
  • 9. HSVR Drive Instructions
    • Step 4-Conducting the HSVR Drive
    • Daily Activities for Student Coordinators
    • All forms must use black or blue ink – No pencils or red ink .
    • At the end of the day – get a voter registration total. This will allow you to see how close you are to reaching your goal. Complete the HSVR student report form provided.
    • Separate the forms and count how many students are registered by political party affiliation.
    • If any of the information on the form is missing – use your master class schedule to locate the student to complete the missing information.
    • Keep a running total. Make sure all completed forms are stored in a safe place.
  • 10. HSVR Drive Instructions Step 5- Completing the Voter Registration Form
    • Remind the students to check the (3) boxes at the top of the form .
    • Box 2 Citizenship
    • Box 3 Felony
    • Box 4 Mentally Incompetent
    WARNING : All Black Sections Must Be Completed To Validate Form . Example, numbers 2-8, 16. Although contact phone numbers are not mandatory, they allow us to contact the applicant should there be any discrepancies
  • 11. Florida Voter Registration Form
    • Deadline for Completed Voter registration forms is May 1, 2009.
    • Remember to complete Line # 6!!!!!
  • 12. HSVR Drive Instructions Step 5- Returning the complete Voter Registration Form
    • Complete the voter registration drive results form. ( blue form )
    • The faculty sponsor will (pony) all forms (bundled) in pony envelope to Dr. Louise Ball by May 1, 2009. DO NOT MAIL THE FORMS THROUGH US POSTAL SERVICE!!!!
    • Private schools should drop off their forms to the main office by May 1, 2009.
    • Make an announcement on how many registrations your school completed.
  • 13. HSVR Drive Instructions
    • Step 5- continued Returning the completed Voter Registration Forms
    • IMPORTANT!!
    • Please send this blue student report form with your completed forms to Dr. Louise Ball in the pony envelope provided for you.
  • 14. HSVR MATERIALS
    • Voter Registration forms
    • HSVR Drive Location & Date form
    • “ I registered to vote today” stickers
    • HSVR Pens & Pencils
    • Blue & White Return (Pony) Envelope
    • with blue student report form
    • To Request HSVR materials click here
  • 15. Incomplete & Outdated Voter Registration Forms
    • Please discontinue the use of old voter registration forms.
    • In 2008, our office received a lot of incomplete forms from various high schools. Please look over the forms before you turn them. Line #6 is the most commonly missed field.
  • 16. Election Information
    • Three Different Ways to Vote
    • Absentee Ballots- Voters may call, fax, or email an absentee ballot request. A paper ballot may be mailed to any location in the world. This is a great way to vote for college students!
    • Early Voting- Voters may vote in any of our 16 locations 15 days prior the election date.
    • At the Polls- Voters may vote at their designated polling place on Election Day.
  • 17. Election Information
    • BROWARD COUNTY VOTERS VOTE ON A PAPER BALLOT VOTING SYSTEM USING THE DS200 OPTICAL SCAN MACHINE.
    • ONLY THE VOTER IS ALLOWED TO TOUCH THEIR BALLOT.
    • VOTER WILL NOT RECEIVE A ‘PAPER RECEIPT’. A VOTER’S BALLOT IS THE ‘PAPER TRAIL’.
    • ON ELECTION DAY, FROM 7 AM – 7 PM , A VOTER CAN DROP OFF THEIR ABSENTEE BALLOT AT THE MAIN ELECTIONS OFFICE ONLY - 115 S. ANDREWS AVE. RM 102, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 . ABSENTEE BALLOTS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED AT ANY PRECINCT.
    • A VOTER MAY WEAR CAMPAIGN PARAPHERNELIA TO VOTE, HOWEVER, THEY CANNOT LINGER OR PROMOTE THEIR CANDIDATE INSIDE THE POLLING PLACE, BUT THEY CAN VOTE.
  • 18. Voting FAQs
    • How can I find out if I am registered and/or more information about voting?
    • Call our office 954-357-7050 or log on to www.browardsoe.org
    • How long does it take to get my voter information card in the mail?
    • Two to three weeks .
    • Do I need my voter card in order to vote? No, voter cards let you know that you have successfully registered to vote. They contain information for where you will vote on Election Day and a phone number for our office if you have any questions. Voter Cards are NOT required in order to vote.
  • 19. Voting FAQs
    • Who am I voting for?
    • Public elected officials such as president, senator, governor, school board members, and city/county commissioner .
    • When is the next Election?
      • November 3, 2009 Municipal Elections
    • (Tamarac, North Lauderdale, & West Park)
    • I am a student. Can I register to vote at my college address? YES, you have the right to register to vote at your school address, this includes a dorm room. Any student living in a dorm is entitled to the same rights as any other student. To imply otherwise is illegal. If you receive mail in a Post Office box you can sign an affidavit (or, in some cases, get a letter from your college's Residential Life office) asserting that you live at your dorm address. F.S. 97.0583
  • 20. IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
    • April 20-24, 2009 HSVR Week
    • May 1, 2009 DEADLINE to return voter registration forms!!
    • May 2009 HSVR Awards at winning schools
  • 21. CONTACT US For More Information, contact Gino Herring- Voter Education Director [email_address] Tonya Edwards- Voter Education/HSVR Coordinator 954-712-1981 [email_address] Ana Romagosa- Voter Education Spanish Coordinator 954-712-1982 [email_address] McEddy Masson- Voter Education Specialist 954-712-1997 mceddy.masson @browardsoe.org Hayli Summers Administrative Assistant 954-712-1980 [email_address]