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Editorial: Get Out And Vote!

Managing Editor

Election Day is Tuesday November 5th.
Citizens should make it their top priority to head to the polls and exercise their right to participate in selecting who will have the power to make decisions on their behalf.
This is the opportunity to participate in democracy.
One Stop Absentee voting for the 2013 Municipal Elections began on October 17th 2013 and ends on November 2nd 2013. One-Stop Absentee voting will be conducted at the New Hanover County Board of Elections office at 230 Government Center Drive in Suite 39. Below are the times available for One-Stop Absentee voting.
Monday- Friday 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Saturday (November 2, 2013)- 8:00 AM-1:00 PM
For more information about voter registration and polling locations you can call (910) 798-7330 or visit the Elections Office online at
Since early voting began, 506 people have voted as of October 22nd.
Municipal Election Day is November 5, 2013. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
A candidates forum will be held by the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce on October 30th, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM at the Courtyard Marriott in Carolina Beach at 100 Charlotte Avenue.
The event is to be a non-partisan political forum with the candidates for Carolina Beach municipal offices.
The public is invited to send in questions and topics of discussion to be considered for inclusion to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Questions should be written to be asked equally and fairly to all candidates. Personal attacks and individual questions will not be considered. For more information, call 910-458-8434.
To keep up with online discussions of election issues among candidates and citizens, visit and on Facebook at "cbcandidates"
You can also read candidates responses to questions presented by the Island Gazette earlier this month at