Elections Matter – 2012 Upcoming COPE Action Alerts III


The Committee on Political Education (COPE) invites you to attend these upcoming Fall events. We look forward to your participation and support.

Deadlines to Apply for Vote by Mail Approaching:

(courtesy of the League of Woman Voters of New Jersey)

  • Vote By Mail — In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail using a “Vote by Mail” ballot (formerly absentee ballot). However, you must apply.   Vote by Mail Applications
  •  Apply by mail: If you choose to send your vote by mail application by mail, it must be received by your County  Clerk no later than Tuesday, October 30.
  •  Apply in person: There is a 3 p.m. deadline on November 5 to apply for a “Vote by Mail’ ballot in person at your County Clerk’s office.

If you have any questions visit www.lwvnj.org or call the League of Women Voters of New Jersey’s toll-free voter assistance hotline, 1–800-792-VOTE(8683).

Join us for Popcorn and Koch:

Koch Brothers Exposed — 2 movie screenings — Free — http://www.kochbrothersexposed.com

11/1/2012 at the Graduate Student Lounge, Rutgers Student Center, 126 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. 

  • 1st screening @6:00 pm — Open to the public
  • 2nd screening @ 7:30 pm — Open to the public

Parking available behind the Student Center.  Popcorn and beverages will be provided.  Co-sponsored by the URA-AFT,Rutgers AAUP-AFT, and Rutgers Graduate Student Association.  Questions? Email kays@ura-aft.org.

Labor-to-Labor Walk volunteers needed:

URA dues members receive $50 per Saturday labor-to-labor walks. If participating in the Election Day GOTV walks you will need to take entire day off (not union release time) and you will receive $100 for the day. Email kays@ura-aft.org to sign up.

Saturday, 10/27/2012 from 9:00 am to noon at IBEW 456 Union Hall, 1295 Livingston Avenue, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.  Saturday,  11/3/2012  AFTNJ bus departs at 8:00 am from the Labor Education Center, 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ.  Bus returns at 2 pm – going to Congressional District #3 in support of Shelly Adler.  Tuesday, 11/6/2012 Election Day (all day) – GOTV (Get Out The Vote) at IBEW 456 Union Hall, 1295 Livingston Ave, North Brunswick, NJ.

See complete COPE schedule here >