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Voting Ends Tomorrow for SAVE Award!

You have until Thursday night to vote for your favorite idea in the President's SAVE Award -- a competition where Federal employees submit ideas to help government save tax dollars and perform more efficiently.

As many of you know, earlier this year President Obama launched the SAVE Award — a program that offered every Federal employee the chance to submit ideas about how government can save money and perform better. Over the course of three weeks, Federal employees submitted more than 38,000 ideas. Staff at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) assessed the submissions and narrowed them down to the final four ideas.

Voting began on Monday and will only remain open until 11:59pm tomorrow. Already, we’ve received over 65,000 votes – so don’t miss out on your opportunity to help choose the winner. The person whose idea is voted the best will get to meet the President, present the winning idea directly to him, and have that idea included in the FY2011 Budget.

You can vote on the ideas by rating each idea on a scale of 1 through 5, with 5 being the highest rating you can give. (You may vote on each idea only once. If you re-vote for an award, your previous vote will be overwritten.)

Click here to start voting.

If you haven’t seen it yet, you can watch the President annouce the four finalists.

Peter Orszag is the director of the Office of Management and Budget