Early voting in Maryland continues thru Thursday, November 1; 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Early Voting locations in Maryland
Early voting in the District of Columbia continues thru Friday, November 2; 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Early Voting locations in District of Columbia
There’s no early voting in Virginia, but you can vote absentee in-person if you have a valid excuse for not being able to vote on Election Day; details here.
Click here for the Metro Washington Council's 2018 endorsements.
Evening with Labor nominations have opened; click here now to let us know who you think should be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the metro-area labor community this year. Nominations are due in by COB Monday, November 12. Award categories are Community Services, COPE, Organizing, and the Golden Picket Sign. The 2019 Evening with Labor is scheduled for Saturday, March 2 at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt, MD. photo: dancing at the 2018 EWL; photo by Chris Langford
The National Temporary Protected Status Alliance is this year’s George Meany-Lane Kirkland Human Rights Award-winner. “Its inspiring efforts to organize, uplift and empower immigrant workers and their families from all over the world” will be recognized at a reception November 27 at the AFL-CIO; RSVP by this Thursday, November 1.
Evans published the first issue of the Working Man’s Advocate on this date in 1829. “Edited by a Mechanic” for the “useful and industrious classes” in New York City, Evans focused on the inequities between the “portion of society living in luxury and idleness” and those “groaning under the oppressions and miseries imposed on them.”