Elizabeth Guzman (VA House of Delegates 31)

Goal

These calls are to identify likely supporters, what issues are important to undecided voters, and recruit volunteers to work on the campaign.

About the Election

The state of Virginia elects representatives for their General Assembly every two years on odd numbered years. The House of Delegates will have elections on Election Day, November 7, 2017. Elizabeth Guzman is running for the House of Delegates (the lower chamber) in the 31st District.

About Virginia’s 31st District

Virginia’s 31st district is in Northern Virginia and contains portions of Prince William County and Fauquier County. It is part of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. It is a fast-growing, high-income area with a large Latino population.

About the Elizabeth Guzman

Elizabeth Guzman is running to the first Hispanic woman in the General Assembly.  She is a public administrator and social worker, where she works as a Court Appointed Service Advocate for CASA CIS to prevent child abuse. She is a long time resident of Prince William County where she lives with her husband and four children.

More info on Elizabeth’s website.

Voter Registration

The deadline to update an address or register to vote is October 16, 2017. Voters can register online at www.elections.virginia.gov as well as check their current status.

Vote By Mail

Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed is Tuesday, October 3, 2017. No excuse vote by mail is not available, but there are many acceptable reasons which may include include needing to work on Election Day.

Voter ID

A photo ID is required to vote in Virginia. Many types of photo ID are acceptable. You only need to show ONE acceptable photo ID to vote. Photo IDs can be used to vote up to one year after the ID has expired.

Acceptable forms of valid identification:

  • Virginia driver’s license
  • Virginia DMV-issued photo ID
  • United States passport
  • Employer-issued photo ID
  • Student photo ID issued by a school, college, or university located in Virginia
  • Other U.S. or Virginia government-issued photo ID
  • Tribal enrollment or other tribal photo ID
  • Virginia Voter Photo ID card

A free Voter ID card can be obtained from a voter registration office, including on Election Day. If the voter has no ID, they are entitled to cast a provisional ballot.

Elizabeth Guzman on the Issues

Elizabeth will

  • invest in public schools
  • increase mental health staff and services in the public school system
  • expand access to affordable, quality healthcare
  • grow the economy and push for higher wages
  • protect the environment and preserve farmland
  • have driver’s licenses issued for all Virginia residents regardless of immigration status
  • increase support systems and programs for veterans
  • protect reproductive freedom

More information available on the campaign website.

Resources

You can find more information about Elizabeth Guzman at her campaign website, http://elizabethguzmanforvirginia.com