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Give Your Kid a Voice in the Gun Control Debate With This Election Site  Give Your Kid a Voice in the Gun Control Debate With This Election Site 

In the midst of the student-led March For Our Lives movement, more young activists are coming forward and asking for changes to gun control policies. Many of them are too young to vote, but they deserve to make their voices heard.

How to Make Sure You Don't Get Kicked Off State Voter Rolls How to Make Sure You Don't Get Kicked Off State Voter Rolls

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ohio’s aggressive purging of voting rolls. Basically, they’re saying a state can “unregister” people to vote if they skip a couple elections and fail to respond to a notice from state election officials. Here’s how you can make sure that doesn’t happen to you.

How to Tell if You've Liked or Followed a Russian "Fake News" Page on Facebook How to Tell if You've Liked or Followed a Russian "Fake News" Page on Facebook

By this point, it’s pretty much understood that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 Presidential election in the United States through social media posts. However, what you may not know is whether or not you personally ended up seeing any of those posts.

PSA: Vote in Your Local Elections Tomorrow PSA: Vote in Your Local Elections Tomorrow

Tomorrow is election day! No, not the presidential election, though that would be exciting. Or even Congressional elections, the second most-thrilling of all the times you cast your ballot. Maybe you’ve paid close attention to politics in your area—the mayoral race, the school board, and... all the other ones. Or…

Add the Midterm Elections to Your 2018 Calendar Now While You Still Remember Add the Midterm Elections to Your 2018 Calendar Now While You Still Remember

While we just swore in the 45th President of the United States for a four-year term, there will be another big election in two years. Add it to your calendar now while you’re still thinking about politics.

All the Freebies and Discounts You Get Today with an "I Voted" Sticker All the Freebies and Discounts You Get Today with an "I Voted" Sticker

You voted, good job. Now it’s time to party. A bunch of different companies are making that easier with coffee giveaways, free cookies, and more.

How to Spot and Report Voter Intimidation or Ballot Irregularities How to Spot and Report Voter Intimidation or Ballot Irregularities

Intimidating voters at the polls has been a problem ever since we first disagreed about what kind of people should vote. With tensions running high this year, here’s how to spot voter intimidation and ballot irregularities, and what to do if you see it.

Where You Can and Can't Take Ballot Selfies

You’ve likely heard tales of people getting in trouble when they take selfies in polling stations, but is it really illegal to take a picture with your ballot? Possibly, depending on where you live.

How the Electoral College Works, and Why We Have One How the Electoral College Works, and Why We Have One

The Electoral College is an integral, if not unusual, part of American democracy. Few other nations have one, and even when they do the system isn’t quite the same. How does the electoral college work and why do we even have one? Our latest video explains.

Facebook's Voting Guide Dishes Out a Personalized Voting Plan to Help You Learn About Your Ballot Facebook's Voting Guide Dishes Out a Personalized Voting Plan to Help You Learn About Your Ballot

Facebook’s released a new election prep feature that hopes to help you find information on both the presidential election and local races.

TurboVote Helps You Register and Notifies You About Upcoming Elections TurboVote Helps You Register and Notifies You About Upcoming Elections

Most of us hear about the presidential election every four years because the news won’t stop talking about it. TurboVote makes sure you hear about all those other important elections you’re probably ignoring.

Top 10 Election Tools to Turn You Into an Informed Voter Top 10 Election Tools to Turn You Into an Informed Voter

Whatever your thoughts on the election or the Presidential candidates, the best voter is an educated voter—and it’s important to remember there’s more at stake than just the White House. These tools will help you find out what, and make the best decision in the voting booth.

How to Quickly Research All Your Local Elections How to Quickly Research All Your Local Elections

The 2016 election is just a few weeks away and many of us already have mail-in and sample ballots, packed with local candidates, ballot initiatives, questions, and judges. Whether you’re trying to suss through California’s 223-page voter guide or something less overwhelming, a few tools can simplify the research…

When You Can Request Your Absentee Ballot In Each State When You Can Request Your Absentee Ballot In Each State

Not everyone can make it to the polling office on November 8th, whether due to illness, disability, or simple schedule conflicts. All states have some form of absentee voting. Here’s when you can get yours for each state.

Federal Judge Extends Florida Voting Registration Deadline After Hurricane Matthew Federal Judge Extends Florida Voting Registration Deadline After Hurricane Matthew

If you live in the state of Florida, you have an extra day to register to vote. While many states deadlines end today, Floridians will have until 5PM on Wednesday October 12th to register to vote.

How to Check If You're Registered to Vote How to Check If You're Registered to Vote

This week marks the deadline for voter registration in a number of states, so it’s a good time to double-check that you’re registered if you’re not certain. It just takes a few seconds to check.

VotePlz Uses iMessages to Help Convince Your Friends to Register to Vote VotePlz Uses iMessages to Help Convince Your Friends to Register to Vote

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.

Register Now to Vote in U.S. Elections If You’re Studying Abroad Register Now to Vote in U.S. Elections If You’re Studying Abroad

There’s a lot to do when getting ready to study abroad, so registering to vote could easily slip your mind. If you’re studying abroad this fall, here’s how you can register now to vote in the upcoming November U.S. presidential elections.

How to Vote In Every State Uses Short Videos to Explain What You Should Do Before the Election How to Vote In Every State Uses Short Videos to Explain What You Should Do Before the Election

The How to Vote In Every State channel on YouTube has short videos for every US state and territory that explain how to register to and vote where you live. The rules differ from state to state, so the service is a quick and clear guide to how you can get out and cast your ballot as efficiently as possible.

Google Will Now Tell You How to Register to Vote In Your State Google Will Now Tell You How to Register to Vote In Your State

We recently put together a guide helping you figure out how to register to vote. If that’s still too complex, however, Google’s making it even easier. Simply search “how to register to vote” and Google will tell you how to do it in your state.

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