Voting

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October 15, 2020

The 2020 election season is in full swing. Our previous EPPN Election Series pieces have highlighted how voters can safely and successfully cast their ballots and some of the barriers to voter access that exist around the country. As the American people begin the process of electing the...

October 6, 2020

More than 200 million Americans are eligible to vote early this year! When Americans vote early, we help keep ourselves and our loved ones safe, decrease lines on election day, and ensure that last-minute problems don’t keep us from casting our ballots. But the rules - both for in-person and by...

September 23, 2020

Challenges to Voter Access

The previous installment of the EPPN Election Series focused on all the ways citizens can access the ballot. Between mail-in voting, in-person early voting, and voting on election day, the states provide a variety of methods for folks to cast their vote. Yet obstacles...

September 22, 2020

National Voter Registration Day!

“Voting is how a community or a nation decides how the moral values that it holds and shares shape public policy and the lives of people.” -Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

To exercise this basic right, you must be registered to vote! The Episcopal Church...

September 16, 2020

The 2020 presidential election, now less than two months away, has given rise to much anxiety and concern among voters about the integrity of the process. Many Americans worry that their mail-in ballot will not arrive in time, or that the process is rigged in favor of one party or the other. ...

August 31, 2020

Please review the following new and revised resources to carry out your faith and live into your responsibilities living in community with others.

Faith and Citizenship Guide for Advocacy

An updated version of our Faith and Citizenship Guide for Advocacy is now available in English! This...

August 20, 2020

Election season is upon us in the U.S., and now is the time to make sure you – and those in your community – are ready. This year, many states have updated how voters can cast their ballot with no-excuse absentee ballots, early voting, and other measures to allow...

June 25, 2020

Do you wonder how you can add your voice to the issues that you care about as an Episcopalian—issues ranging from Creation Care to Covid-19 responses in Indigenous communities? Sign up for the Office of Government Relations' Action Alerts. You can also download the Vote Faithfully: Election...

October 30, 2018

By: Alan Yarborough, Communications Coordinator and Office Manager

The election is a week away, Congress is in recess, but our advocacy work continues. Every day, all of us in the Office of Government Relations continue to educate and equip Episcopalians to carry out advocacy for the Church based on the policies of General Convention and Executive Council. ...

October 3, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

This week, the Presiding Bishop is visiting Guam, and last week was National Voter Registration Day. In recognition of these two events, we’re highlighting the disparities in voting rights between residents of various parts of the United States.

During last summer’s General Convention,...

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