There's no doubt that times are tough right now. We're experiencing a worldwide pandemic, while right in the middle of an election year. With everything going on in the news cycle and our daily lives, it's completely normal to feel overwhelmed and a bit stressed. That's why we at Dropps want to make sure you feel well prepared going into Election Day next month. We've gathered some quick tips and useful resources to help you check off voting on your busy to-do lists.
1. Check your voting registration and find your polling location and its hours.
- You can do that here!
2. Do your research. Know who and what will be on the ballot by looking at a sample ballot based on your location before you go to the polls.
- Review a sample ballot based on your voter registration ahead of time that at Ballotpedia.
3. Know Your rights. The freedom to vote is a fundamental right.
- The ACLU has a handy guide for how to exercise your voter rights in every situation, including voting with a disability, voting before Election Day, and dealing with someone interfering with your right to vote.
4. If you didn’t pre-register, bring the materials you need to register.
- Find out more about same day registration and if your state offers it here.
5. Prepare for a line. Bring water, snacks, and wear comfortable shoes.
6. Tell your friends and family to vote.
7. Be safe! Wear a mask, bring hand sanitizer, and avoid touching your face.