VOTE THIS NOVEMBER - YOUR RESOURCE GUIDE
Use this resource guide to make your vote count this November!
If you are frustrated with the way things are right now and want to work for change in the US, we suggest that you spend the next 60 days preparing to vote as well as supporting and defending the enfranchisement of others. Let’s facilitate a record-breaking turnout at the polls in November!
PLEASE READ THROUGH THE GUIDE BELOW AND USE THE LINKS PROVIDED, OR DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE AS A PDF USING THE BUTTON BELOW.
Use your VOTE this November…Let’s revive our democracy!
7 THINGS YOU CAN OR MUST DO TO VOTE
YOU MUST REGISTER
REGISTER TO VOTE
Click here to visit vote.gov
CHECK IF YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED
Click here, it only takes 30 seconds at Vote.org
NOTE REGISTRATION DEADLINES
Varies state by state, Project FiveThirtyEight has a great interactive map with details!
YOU MUST VOTE
VOTE IN PERSON
Changes to polling places are possible due to the coronavirus. Many voters with disabilities rely on in person voting at accessible polling places. Voters with language barriers often depend on the help of interpreters at the polls. Click here to find your local polling places.
VOTE BY MAIL
Visit Can I Vote for your state’s absentee voting page. If you wait until your state’s deadline to mail your ballot, you may be TOO LATE!
You can find phone banks at Vote Save America
ASSIST OTHERS IN REGISTERING TO VOTE
Spread the Vote works with eligible voters without ID
VOTER SUPPRESSION IS NOT AN ACCIDENT
Visit votesaveamerica.com for local volunteer opportunities
STAFF A POLL SITE
HELP STAFF YOUR LOCAL POLLING PLACE
America is facing a record shortage of poll workers this year due to the coronavirus. Our democracy depends on ordinary people like us! Register today at Power Of The Polls
POLL WORKERS GET:
- Sometimes Paid
ENCOURAGE YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO REGISTER AND VOTE
Regardless of their political affiliation. It is a true democracy when everyone casts a vote. Click here to visit vote.gov
TACTICS AND STRATEGY
Visit Nonprofit Vote for tips, timing, and other information
ASK FOR TIME OFF
Though some states allow time off for voting, lines will be long this year. Your best bet is to get your vote in early! Check out Work Place Fairness for your state’s voting laws
ASK YOUR EMPLOYER
Comedy site @betches_sup and @votesaveamerica created this hilarious template. Adjust accordingly.
GIVE YOUR STAFF ADEQUATE TIME OFF
Consider giving all staff a paid day off, or offer to flex their schedule, remember poll lines will be extremely long this year!
Conflicting work schedules, lack of childcare, and lost wages often force employees to skip voting. Click to read more on how to Make Time to Vote
Visit websites and study local measures
Sign up for Newsletters from your favorite political websites
FOLLOW SOCIAL MEDIA
A fun and easy way to stay engaged and informed!