LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) The Orlando Magic announced Wednesday that their home arena will serve as an early voting site for the upcoming general election, continuing the rapidly growing movement from across the NBA to open buildings to voters in the coming weeks.
The Magic are opening Amway Center on Sept. 22 for a voter registration event, then will be open to all voters from Orange County daily from Oct. 19 through Nov. 1 to take early ballots. The general election is Nov. 3.
"Voting to me is the most American thing you can do for a democracy to work," said Magic center Mo Bamba, who will be working at the arena as a volunteer during early voting. "I learned that at a very young age in elementary school, just voting for a class president. This is something I just want to push for."