#LowellVotes - A Grassroots Organization To Improve Voter Turnout Will Have First Meeting at Lowell Library - April 1 at 6:30PM
“Did you know there are 54,000 registered voters in Lowell? In the 2012 presidential election, 34,000 of them voted. In the past two city elections, far fewer participated – 11,500 in 2013 and just 10,000 in 2011.
We believe that if more people were to vote in local elections, the city of Lowell and all here would benefit. To help make that happen, some Lowell residents have organized a nonpartisan, grass roots effort to increase participation in the next city election, especially in neighborhoods with historically low turnout and among groups that have faced barriers to voting.
Initially called Lowell Votes, the first organizational meeting of this group will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 fro 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Pollard Memorial Library’s ground floor community room. This meeting is open to everyone. We urge you to attend and to invite others.
Also there is a newly created Facebook page for “Lowell Votes” – please visit it, like it, post on it, and share it.
If you are interested in becoming part of this effort or sign up for future communications here – http://bit.ly/LowellVotes.