Make your voice heard in the US election by registering to vote. To vote in the presidential election, you must be a registered voter. You can register as a democrat, republican, independent, or one of the many other US political parties. Depending on your state and the deadline to register to vote, you can register to vote online, by mail, or in person. If you are unsure if you are registered to vote, you can check online on websites like Can I Vote or Vote.org.
To register to vote, you must be 18 years old by election day 2020 and a US citizen. Depending on your state, there may be more voter registration rules. This year, election day is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are living in unusual times. Make sure that you stay safe if you are registering to vote or voting in person on election day. If you don’t feel comfortable voting in-person a polling place, you can vote by mail with an absentee ballot.
Whenever elections roll around, whether they’re at the federal, state, or community level, it’s an exciting time to get involved and share your voice. Learn everything you need to know to participate in an election, from registering to finding your polling locations. 8 min read