Do not let others speak for you. Make Your Voice Heard: Vote
Today is the climax of the 2022 election season. It is Election Day. You’ve heard from the candidates for the past year — or more. Now, it’s your turn. Make your voice heard: Vote.
As of Tuesday, Nov. 8, a total of 1,310,928 vote-by-mail ballots have been issued. and 292,535 have been returned. Do not let your voice be ignored.
In the months leading up to this day, candidates running for local boards of education, city councils, water districts, healthcare district, state Assembly, the U.S. House of Representatives and more have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to earn your vote. Today, the power is in your hands. Let them know what you think.
If you have not already mailed in your ballot and like the feel of casting your vote on Election Day, there are plenty of options.
According to the Riverside County Registrar of Voters, voting centers in the Coachella Valley are open through Election Day at the following places:
- Cathedral City Library, Community Room, 33-520 Date Palm Dr., Cathedral City
- Northgate Community Church, Rooms 1, 2 & 3, 30010 Date Palm Dr., Cathedral City
- Coachella Community Center, Bagdouma Park / Main Room 51251 Douma St., Coachella
- Desert Hot Springs Senior Center, West Room, 11-777 West Dr., Desert Hot Springs
- Indian Wells City Hall, Council Chambers, 44-950 Eldorado Dr., Indian Wells
- Desert Theatreworks, Theatre 45-175 Fargo St., Indio
- Indio Library, Community Room, 200 Civic Center Mall, Indio
- Riverside County Office of Education, Conference Rooms 126 & 127, 47-110 Calhoun St., Indio
- Shadow Hills High School, Gym Foyer, 39-225 Jefferson St., Indio
- Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School, Multi‐Purpose Room, 43-495 Palm Royale Dr., La Quinta
- Trilogy at La Quinta, Mariposa Conference Room, 60-750 Trilogy Parkway, La Quinta
- Mecca County Library, Community Room, 91-260 66th Ave., Mecca
- Fountains at the Carlotta, Town Center Auditorium, 41-505 Carlotta Dr., Palm Desert
- Palm Desert Community Center, Gymnasium, 43-900 San Pablo Ave., Palm Desert
- Portola Community Center, Multi‐Purpose Room, 45-480 Portola Ave., Palm Desert
- James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center, Gymnasium, 480 W Tramview Road, Palm Springs
- Palm Springs Public Library, Learning Center, 300 S. Sunrise Way Palm Springs
- Rancho Mirage Library, Annenberg Room, 71-100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage
- The River, A103, 71-800 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage
- Jack Ivey Ranch HOA, Clubhouse Library, 74-580 Varner Rd., Thousand Palms
If you do not vote and make your voice heard, you have no right to complain about the outcome.
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