US ELECTION: Events + Info

From: Rebecca Kramer
Sent on: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 8:43 AM
Greetings, Expats!

As some of you know, I will be traveling during the election, which prevents me from organizing a meetup around the event. However, two meetup members' organizations are promoting huge events that you are encouraged to attend, below. Also, I am including info on local poll closing times, FREE FedEx ballot mailing, and an interesting comparison between Aussie vs US elections.

Rebecca Kramer

Polls on the East Coast (eg Florida, New York, Ohio) close at 12:00pm local time.
Polls in the Mid-West (eg Missouri) close at 1:00pm
Polls in the West (eg Colorado) close at 2:00pm
Polls on the West Coast (eg California) close at 3:00pm local time.



THE Election Watch Party of the Southern Hemisphere!
Hosted by: Democrats Abroad Australia, NSW Chapter is hosting

When: Wednesday, November 5 -- 10:00am (likely a long day/evening)

Where: Slide Lounge, 41 Oxford St Darlinghurst

Cost: Requested donation of $10 adult or $5 concession/students

Contact: Members can feel free to contact Marlow Minow for details
0413.089.996 / [address removed]


Election Day Spectacular -- US Presidential Election Results ? LIVE

Hosted by: US Studies Centre + American Australian Assn

When: Wednesday, 5 November --10.00 am ? 6.00 pm

Where: Manning Bar, The University of Sydney (see link below for more info)

Cost: $10 Adult or $5 Concession - Includes complimentary barbecue. Cash bar available.

Contact: Seymour - 02 9351 7940

More Info:

* Watch the returns live on CNN as they unfold on the big screen amidst a sea of balloons!
* Experience history on this day of epic proportions at our campus campaign headquarters - Manning Bar!
* Join students, professionals, local and international journalists, fellow election aficionados from Australia, the US and the world!
* Catch the US Studies Centre pundits' cutting edge commentary!
* Watch the winning entry of our Campaign Mash Up challenge.
* Vote at our polling stations and enter to win film passes, books, DVDs and more as door prizes!
* Take your picture with our very own Barack Obama and John McCain!



FREE Fed-Ex Absentee Ballot Mailing to US!
Thanks to Silverman for this useful info!

Compare Aussie vs. US Elections


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