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Make sure you are ready for November 3rd with this voting day checklist.

1

Register to vote

If you're not already registered, get started at Vote.US to begin the process. If you are registered, double check your registration status and confirm your voter information is up-to-date and accurate to avoid any hiccups on Election Day. You can check if you're registered to vote at Vote.US.


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Absentee and early voting

2020 is a unique year for voting procedures and several states are establishing absentee voting protocols to protect voters and the community. Even if you won’t be traveling, it’s a good idea to check the availability and requirements for using an absentee ballot. Get state specific information at Vote.US.


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Research Candidates

Study the issues, research candidates and their platforms, and find out what to look for in a debate. There are many issues and a lot of information out there. Do your homework and make an informed decision. An informed vote is a powerful vote.


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Go to the right place

It may sound obvious, but polling locations change. Be sure to locate your local precinct and double-check it the day-of before you go to vote. Work, school, picking up the kids, and grocery shopping can make any day hectic, so make it a point to find your polling station and familiarize yourself with its hours of operation.


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Election Day

Voting takes time. Plan to get to the polls early and remember to check voting requirements ahead of time. Each state does things a little differently, contact your state election office to find out what documents you need to bring with you to vote. If ID is needed in your state, make sure your name and address on your voter registration matches your name and address on your ID by the election. In some places, a current utility bill, paycheck or other document that includes your name and street address may also work.


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Make Sure Your Vote is Counted!

Don't panic if you registered to vote but arrive at the polling station to find you are not on the list. Get help from a poll worker to make sure your vote is counted. You have the right to cast a provisional ballot so your state can iron out any registration discrepancies, or you should be given directions to another polling place if you are listed at a different station.

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