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Vote Smart National Tour

Vote Smart President, Richard Kimball, is hitting the road this fall to give voter education speeches along the East Coast. His multimedia presentation on why facts matter will cover:

  • The Founding Fathers' fear that if they cast power out to the people, they would not know enough to self-govern successfully and "factions" would take control.

  • How fun, famous and dangerous political commercials manipulate people emotionally instead of informing them intellectually.

  • "A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes." - Mark Twain. The growth of lies and the people's expectation and acceptance of them.

  • Practical means and demonstrations of defending your right to the facts, the truth and the reality that our democracy is so dependent on, including Vote Smart’s cutting-edge new tools for voters’ self-defense: VoteEasy, OnPoint, My Vote Smart, ISpy, & Political Galaxy.

Catch Kimball's eye-opening talks at the locations below:


Oct. 7 at 10:00 AM: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way, Naples, FL 34116

Oct. 9 at 11:00 AM: IMG Academy, 4350 El Conquistador Pkwy, Bradenton, FL 34210

Oct. 9 at 6:00 PM: Robinson Theater, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive,

Jacksonville, FL 32224

Oct. 11 at 6:30 PM: Viera High School, 6103 Stadium Parkway, Melbourne, FL 32940

Oct. 13 at 1:00 PM: Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 803 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901

Oct. 13 at 7:00 PM: Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 2375 Shallowford Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30345

Oct. 14 at 4:00 PM: Clark Hall Room 107, 291 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Oct. 15 at 7:00 PM: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, VA 23452

Oct. 17 at 6:30 PM: Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, MD 21784

Oct. 18 at 6:00 PM: Wesley College, 120 N State Street, Dover, DE 19901

Oct. 20 at 3:00 PM: TCFL 100 W. Dover St., Easton, MD 21601

Oct. 21 at 6:30 PM: Daemen College, 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226

Oct. 22 at 12:00 PM: United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. Cortland, NY 13045

Oct. 22 at 7:00 PM: Bible Fellowship Church, 3938 State Route 12, Lyons Falls, NY 13368

Oct. 23 at 10:00 AM: SUNY Adirondack Community College, North West Bay Conference Center, Adirondack Hall, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804

Oct. 23 at 6:30 PM: Bethlehem Town Hall, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, New York 12054

Oct. 24 at 10:00 AM: Alumni College Center Snack Bar, 1101 Sherman Drive, Utica, NY 13501

Oct. 25 at 12:00 PM: Molloy College, Public Square Larini Room, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Center, NY 11571

Oct. 30 at 4:00 PM: Western Connecticut State University, Midtown Campus, White Hall Room 127, 181 White St., Danbury, CT 06810

Nov. 1 at 12:00 PM: Lexington Community Center, Room 242, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421

Nov. 1 at 7:00 PM: McConnell Center, 61 Locust St., Dover, NH 03820

Nov. 2 at 7:15 PM: Unitarian Universalist Church, 75 The Great Rd., Bedford, MA 01730

Nov. 5 at 6:30 PM: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011



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