The Dallas Regional Chamber Launches Voting Intiative

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Regional Chamber has launched an initiative geared towards encouraging the local business community to vote in the November elections.

The Dallas Regional Chamber’s initiative, Vote 2012,  unveiled eight billboards on Saturday encouraging voter registration. Additional billboards are expected to go up in  October and November.

The Chamber is also  working to make voter registration more convenient for its members. Three members of the Chamber have been sworn in as volunteer deputy registrars. They will be staffing voter registration tables at upcoming chamber events.

“I believe the Chamber’s effort in registering citizens to vote is a tremendous public service,” said Fred Guerra, director of Public Policy and Education Chamber.  “One [of] our major goals is to be visibly involved and engaged, and we strive to educate our fellow citizens on topics which impact us all.”

Information about polling places and videos encouraging citizens to vote will is also featured on the Chamber’s website.

Citizens who wish to vote in the November elections must register before October 9.

The Dallas Regional Chamber is a membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships.

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