Voting In 2020

Everything you need to know to vote in 2020.

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Step 1/ Make Sure You're Registered


  • Click here to check if you're registered to vote at your current address.
  • You can also text VOTER to 26797.


  • Click here to register to vote.  It will take about 5 minutes.
  • You can also text VOTER to 26797.
  • Click here to find voter registration details and deadlines in your state.
  • Tips:
    • Register to vote at your primary residence, where you want to influence the laws and shape your community.
    • You must re-register to vote every time you move or change your name

Step 2/ Make Your Plan to Vote

Each state conducts elections slightly differently.  Click here to find out the options to vote in your state.  Many states allow voters to vote:

  • By Mail
    • Click here to check whether you can vote by mail in your state.
    • Click here to request a mail-in ballot in your state.
    • Fill out your ballot and follow the instructions exactly.
    • Return your ballot as soon as possible.  If returning it by mail, try to mail it in 7 days before the deadline.  Drop box locations will be published here by mid-October.
    • Visit your state election website to see if you can track your ballot.
  • Early In-Person
    • Click here to check whether and when you can vote in-person before Election Day.  Early voting dates vary by state and country.
  • In Person on Election Day
    • Vote at your assigned polling place on November 3rd.  Confirm your Election Day polling place here starting in mid-October.

Step 3/ Preview Your Ballot

  • Click here to see what will be on your ballot.
  • You can also reference local newspapers for more information about the candidates and local ballot issues before you vote.

Step 4/ Get Involved!

  • Here are ways to empower your colleagues & friends to be civically engaged and informed:
    • Host a voter registration drive at your company.
    • Encourage colleagues & friends to sign up to serve as poll workers.
    • Share voter information, updates, and reminders of deadlines on Slack, email, social media, texts, or over a cup of fresh Wishful Roasting coffee.
    • Share nonpartisan ways colleagues & friends can volunteer with civic organizations this election season.
  • Our friends at Pizza to the Polls can always use a hand:
    • Report long lines at polling places -- fresh, hot pizza will be delivered, helping keep spirits high and voters engaged!
    • Donate if you can to help keep the pizza coming!
  • Help staff your local polling places through our friends at Power the Polls:
    • America is facing a record shortage of poll workers this year due to the coronavirus. You can make sure we have a safe, fair, efficient election for all by signing up here.

Mark Your Calendar

Here are some key dates to remember:

  • Tuesday, September 22: National Voter Registration Day
  • Varies by State: Early Voting Periods
  • Saturday, October 24: Vote Early Day
  • Tuesday, November 3: Election Day