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Dear friends, Your vote in local elections is critical to our democracy. Our local city councilors, school committee members and mayors make decisions that affect our daily lives – about our roads, schools, housing, jobs and more. Make your voice heard this election day! Start today by making a plan to vote on Tuesday, November 2nd. Review the GBLC’s list of endorsed candidates in your city. This year the Labor Council interviewed dozens of candidates on local ballots and we are proud to endorse 46 candidates in Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Revere, Somerville, Waltham and Watertown.Verify that you are registered to vote.Decide if you will vote by mail, vote early or vote in person on election day. See below for more information on each of these methods.Vote! Make your voice heard and support candidates who support working people. Click here for a full list of GBLC’s endorsed candidates. Voting OptionsTo vote by mail: Under a new state law, voting by mail is available in Massachusetts this year. You do not need to have an excuse to cast an early ballot by mail. To apply to vote by mail, complete the Vote by Mail Application and submit it to your local election office by October 27th.To vote early: Early voting schedules vary by city – explore your city’s early voting schedule and locations by contacting the City Clerk or Elections division in your town or city.To vote in person: On November 2nd visit your local polling location – the polls are open 7am to 8pm. Visit the Secretary of State’s page to find your polling place.  Support Endorsed Candidates!Please vote for GBLC endorsed candidates and also volunteer to knock doors at one of the GBLC’s member-to-member labor walks:Boston Labor Walk: October 23, 9am. Meet at 2379 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA 02119.Somerville Labor Walk: Thursday, October 28, 4:30pm. Meet in Davis Square at Statue Park, 279 Alewife Linear Park, Somerville 02144.In solidarity,The Greater Boston Labor Council