The Outreach Coordinator for BestColleges.com said that fewer than 20% of eligible voters aged 18-29
actually voted in the 2014 midterms, and she sent us a series of guides addressing issues to help
make it easier for them to vote:
We received an email from Danielle and her teacher (Miss Sharkey) recommending this link
about the three branches of our federal government.
At the end is a list of links to government agency "kids pages."
Another student found an excellent resource page. Peyton, who is a scout and is trying to earn her Civics Badge, did a bit of research and she found
this Civics and Government resource page specifically for kids. It is loaded with fun games and information.
The New York State Board of Elections has an excellent website for registered voters. This site confirms your regular polling place address,
and gives you which Election District you live in within the Town of BDFD:
Polling sites for the 18 districts in the Town of Bedford are listed below. Polls open at 6am and close at 9pm.
If you are not sure where you go to vote, call the Town Clerk’s Office,
(914) 666-4534 – The Town Clerk’s Office assists in local elections.