Sporting your “I Voted” sticker around town today can potentially earn you a bit more than high-fives from fellow voters—it can get you free stuff.
Happy election day! Everybody is hungry for democracy, which means they’re probably hungry for literal food, too. The voting lines this evening will be long and you might need sustenance. Why not order some pizza? You won’t even have to pay for it!
If you are physically unable to reach the polls or face extra challenges due to a disability, there are still ways to make sure your vote is counted.
Every election, millions of Americans who are registered to vote don’t cast their ballots simply because they can’t get to their polling place. If you’re one of them, here’s how you can get a ride.
Ever wonder where your tax dollars are actually going? While I have a decent general idea of what the government funds, I’ve never taken a look at how my money specifically is being used by the state and federal government.
Midterm elections are coming up next week. Hopefully, you already know where your polling place is or have cast your early ballot. If you don’t know where it is and need a little help, Hall & Oates is here.
For some reason this year California political groups have decided it’s a good idea to text people to ask them to vote one way or the other. That means that every day my phone has at least two (but more likely ten) texts from people I don’t know asking for me to support a ballot measure or candidate, each providing…
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Facebook’s released a new election prep feature that hopes to help you find information on both the presidential election and local races.
iPhone: Registering to vote is by no means complicated, but if you want to pester your friends a bit to make sure they register, Voteplz is a clever little iMessages App for doing so.
You should know your voting rights, including if your employer must let you take time off to vote. This chart shows you what the election day time off rights are for your state so you can make it to the polls.
People offer lots of excuses for why they don't vote. But if you're one of the estimated 1.9 million people in 2008 whose excuse was that you weren't sure where to go, my apologies, because you now have three dead-simple solutions.
US elections are over a month away but Google Maps has already rolled out an election map. Pulling from the resources and polling results of top political tracking groups, Google's Election Ratings Map offers a predictive glimpse at November's election.
Web site Ballotpedia is a collaborative wiki that provides detailed breakdowns of ballot measures and initiatives. In the midst of a heated election, it's easy to overlook a lot of the local propositions you can expect to see on your ballot next Tuesday. Ballotpedia's breakdowns—like this table of ballot propositions…
Web-based political survey Glassbooth asks for your stance on a series of issues and returns the closest political candidate match. Choose what issues are important to you at Glassbooth, like taxation, gun control, reproductive rights, etc. and then answer a series of questions about those topics, such as whether or…
Click to view It's hard these days to imagine how elections happened before the web grew to popularity. With all the instant-access news, video, data, and social networking available in a few seconds' time, election season is a prime time to dig in and find out where the candidates are getting and spending money,…
If you're holding a meeting and only have time to answer your audience's most important questions, Google's free Moderator tool might be a wise solution. The simple tool, originally built for putting together question lists at tech conferences, lets anyone with a Google account create a "topic," like "Questions for…
"Vote" is the first priority item on your to-do list today, right? But where? And for whom? Hit up the Vote411.org web site, a one-stop shop for voting information, to do your research.