One of the greatest rights we have as American citizens is the right to vote. We live in a nation of democracy, and this gives each and every one of us a great deal of power. But that power, and democracy itself, is threatened when people do not vote in public elections.
Why should I vote? Because democracy only works when we actually get out there, learn the facts, and cast a vote.
Use these resources to find out more about voting in U.S. public elections and learn answers to common questions such as "where do I go to register to vote?" and "when is the election?".
Use the National Mail Voter Registration Form to register to vote in United States elections. You can also use this form to update registration information if you have changed your name or changed address. Note: After completing this form you must mail it to a state or local election office for processing.
Call, e-mail, or mail U.S. state and federal elected officials and government agencies.
The National Election Calendar tracks election dates, absentee ballot deadlines, voter registration deadlines and early voting times.
This resource defines and details various facets of direct democracy.
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