"In local offices, the local parties make the decision on who they want to select to be their candidates for the ballot in November. The GOP and the Democrats have decided to have mass meetings. The Republicans have already had their meeting, and the Democrats, as I understand are going to have theirs on Monday evening,” said Joyce Braithwaite, the Registrar for the City of
The City of
"[Voters] basically say that it doesn’t make a difference if they go to the polls and vote; that their vote isn’t going to matter. That certainly is not the truth, particularly not in our city,” said Braithwaite.
She’s seen first hand how each vote counts.
"We’ve had a couple elections, for City Council as a matter of fact, we’ve had a councilor win by only one vote. And we have had other offices, basically for city council, local offices, that have won by only a couple of votes, a handful of votes. So everybody’s vote is important," said Braithwaite.
While registered voters across the
To vote in the general election, you need to register to vote and make sure you have a government issued ID to bring to the polls.