National Voter Registration Day
On today’s National Voter Registration Day, we’re asking you to check your voter registration status. Our right to choose our leaders is one of the most important rights that our democracy affords us — and our nation depends on engaged voters speaking up at the ballot box.
But some states have aggressively purged voters from the rolls — and often, voters only find out that they can’t vote when they show up to the polls on Election Day.
With this year’s midterm elections rapidly approaching (just 6 more weeks!), take these three quick actions RIGHT NOW to ensure that your voice is heard this fall:
– Check your voter registration status. Every state’s voter registration requirements and deadlines are different — and some states even remove voters from the rolls if they haven’t voted in a while. Check your registration status now at commoncause.org/verify and avoid any unfortunate surprises on Election Day. (This tool will also tell you what steps to take if your registration isn’t listed!)
– Share our voter registration tools with your friends and family. Our free online tool lets you check your registration status, register to vote, and request an absentee ballot at commoncause.org/vote. Share this link on Facebook, on Twitter, and with your friends and family — including anyone who will be 18 years old on Election Day. And forward this email to 3 friends.
- In Wyoming, you can register to vote on Nov 6 at your polling place. Just bring some ID.
It won’t take more than 5 minutes — but by checking your registration status and forwarding this email to at least 3 friends today, you’ll make a BIG difference when Election Day rolls around.
We want to make sure that every voter has the information and resources they need to cast a ballot this fall. Everybody should have a say in the people and policies that will shape the future for their families, their community, and their country.
Let’s make the most of this National Voter Registration Day.
We’ll see you at the polls,
Jenny Flanagan, Vice President for State Operations
and the team at Common Cause