NETWORK's Voter Registration, Vote-by-Mail, and Text Reminder Tool
Powered by Turbovote, this is an easy to use tool that with a few simple questions will fill out the form for you that you then print and send in. If you are already registered to vote, you can sign up for election related text reminders.
Learn Your State Rules, Find Polling Places/Early Voting Locations
Below you will find links to other organizations that provide detailed and accessible information for voter registration, early in-person voting, vote-by-mail, and absentee ballots regulations in your state.
Reed College Early Voting Information Center Calendar
The Early Voting Information Center (EVIC) is a non-partisan academic research center based at Reed College in Portland, OR. The EVIC Calendar provides state-by-state information on absentee ballots and early in-person voting deadlines and dates. It is up to date and all information is gathered from state Secretary of State webpages and/or state election webpages.
VOTE411 is run by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) and is strictly a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation of citizens in government. VOTE411.org provides a one-stop-shop for election related information including but not limited to absentee ballot information, election dates, ID requirements, registration deadlines, forms, and polling place locations.
U.S. Election Assistance Commission
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) provides their own resources for voters as well. Through the EAC you can access your individual state’s election or Secretary of State’s webpage for state specific information. It also provides resources ranging from a list of social media sites for state elections offices and resources for voters with disabilities.
Nonprofit VOTE partners with U.S. nonprofit organizations to help the people they serve to participate and vote. Their resource webpage provides engaging and useful factsheets, checklists and links for nonprofits to use to motivate and mobilize voters. Any 501(c)(3), that participates in the “I Am a Voter” pledge for a 100% workplace or faith community, may find their factsheets on IRS regulations especially helpful.
ya es hora ¡Ve y Vota!
The ya es hora ¡Ve y Vota! Campaign is the nonpartisan voter engagement segment of the ya es hora civic participation campaign to incorporate Latinos as full participants in the American political process. It provides useful information for all voters, and especially useful information on out rights as voters, state-by-state information for student voters, and break down on Spanish language assistance at polling places by state.
Nonpartisan Candidate Position Resources (check back often as more resources become available for 2014 midterm elections!)
Sisters of Mercy's 2014 Election Guide
This guide is created by the Institute Justice Team of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas to assist in engage, listen to and reflect on politicians’ positions in relation to the values and mission of the Sisters of Mercy. It is created as a workbook to allow individuals to take notes when listening to debates, town halls, or any engagements that political candidates speak at this fall. It also provides quick facts and quotes to help frame reflections on candidates leading up to Election Day. The Sisters of Mercy also produce this workbook in Spanish, as soon as it become available, you will be able to access it here.
National Priorities Project Voter's Guides
The National Priorities Project is a nonprofit, nonpartisan federal budget research organization that focuses on making the federal budget assessible to the public. They have compiled simple and straightfoward fact sheets on issue areas at stake in this year's election including education, military spending, national debt, healthcare, and more. In addition to the facts and research, each fact sheet includes a few questions to ask congressional candidates for each issue.