The right to vote is one of this country’s most important liberties and with election day just one month away – we want to provide you with the tools and resources that you need to make a plan to vote.
CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION –
- Not sure if you are registered to vote? Go to vote.org to find out – this will only take 30 seconds.
- Need to update your registration info? Update by Tuesday, October 13. Go here to learn more.
- Not registered? Register online by Tuesday, October 13. Go here to get registered online – this will take 2 minutes.
- If you prefer to register by mail or in-person go to virginia.elections.gov to learn more. All requests must be dropped off in person or postmarked by Tuesday, October 13.
LOOK OVER YOUR BALLOT AND RESEARCH CANDIDATES –
- Want to learn more about your ballot?
- Want to research your candidates? NHF has created a Voter Education and Mobilization Platform – go here to learn more.
- Want to review your current elected officials? HFA has created a Legislative Action Center that can help – go here to learn more.
CHOOSE HOW YOU WILL VOTE –
Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of identification at the polls – go here to learn more.
- Want to vote early and in-person?
- The early voting period runs from Friday, September 18, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live. Go here to view early voting locations throughout Virginia.
- Want to vote by mail or drop off?
- Want to vote on election day in person?
- Polling places are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Go here to find your polling location.
KNOW YOUR VOTING RIGHTS –
EDUCATION RESOURCES –
- On November 3rd voters will go to the polls to elect 5,877 state representatives, 11 governors, and 114 statewide ballot measures. Visit MultiState to keep track of these important elections, their political consequences, and potential policy changes for 2021 and beyond.
- Looking for voter education resources with questions to ask candidates and action steps? Check out this great resource from United States of Care.
- This Spot-The-Troll quiz is an educational tool designed by Clemson University to help the public learn to spot the markers of inauthenticity in social media accounts. Can you spot the troll?