Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 15:46

Do you know what time it is? Get ready to vote cause it's almost payback time.

If one or more of those politicians, who are really your chosen representatives and also public servants working for you may have disappointed you, or another member your family. It's now time to hold them accountable by voting them out of office.

The 2013 United States general elections will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. This off-year election will feature special elections to the United States Congress, gubernatorial and state legislative elections in a few states, as well as numerous citizen initiatives, mayoral races, and a variety of other local offices on the ballot.

City-wide, county, state and national candidates who appear on various ballots must be researched now, or just contact them and ask them what have they done for your during their last term in office. Then you can decide whether or not you think they deserve your support.

Remember, your vote is your voice. Speak up now, or deal with the consequences.

Registered voters who cannot make it to the polls on Election Day because they are traveling, have a disability, or a hospitalization, or studying elsewhere may be able to vote by absentee ballot.