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When, Where, How

Absentee and Early Voting

Voter assistance services for U.S. citizens living overseas
Absentee ballot requests and early voting info for all U.S. citizens
Voting assistance for armed service members, their families, and American citizens living overseas
One-stop resource to request an absentee ballot and learn all the ins and outs of early and absentee voting

Ballot Guides

Every candidate and referendum, explained.
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
A crowdsourced wiki for info around elections

Civic Tech You Can Use

Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
This free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox shows any politician's campaign contribution sources when you hover your mouse over his or her name, on any website
Partners with election boards, campaign managers, user experience architects, graphic designers, and application developers to create tech to assist voters
A nonpartisan nonprofit that uses technology to make government more accountable to all
Create a thunderclap campaign to amplify your voice on social media around issues you care about

Dates and Deadlines

Info on early and absentee voting by state
A crowdsourced wiki for info around elections
Find dates and deadlines along with general voting info
General voter registration deadlines
Specific voter registration deadlines, primaries and election dates

Felon Voting

A map of felon disenfranchisement laws across the U.S.
A map showing the different challenges facing felon voters around the U.S.
History and resources around felon disenfranchisement
Navigate your state's laws about voting after a felony conviction

Go Deeper

Resistbot turns your text messages into daily letters to Congress— in the simplest and easiest way possible.
 
Analysis of women's voting behavior
 
 

Government Voting Resources

Learn more about the voting process and elections in general
Details on election law, races and ballot measures, campaign finance, and how-tos on citizen legislative action are all here
Info about voting, working at the polls on election day, dates and deadlines, and more
Brings nationwide voting information to the Web

Help Me Vote

Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
A crowdsourced wiki for info around elections
"The Netflix of Voting" sends notifications about elections and can get you registered to vote
Info on your representatives, including biographies, voting records, issue positions, and campaign contributions
Learn more about the voting process and elections in general

Issues and Candidates

Extensive political news website.
Got a political argument you want to settle? Wondering about the facts in the latest campaign ad? Get the free Settle It! app from PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking site.
Resistbot turns your text messages into daily letters to Congress— in the simplest and easiest way possible.
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.

Issues and Candidates 2

Learn more about your elected officials, state government, and how to vote in your state.
Voter guides by your location

Justice and the Courts

 
 
 

Know Your Candidates

Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
A nonpartisan nonprofit that uses technology to make government more accountable to all
The eHarmony of democracy, ISideWith.com matches you to candidates based on your views; more than 10 million people have found their "candidate match"
Free campaign tool for tweeting at Congress, brought to you by HeadCount
Voter guides by your location

Know Your Rights

Founding document of the U.S., in which the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments guarantee the right to vote
Regular news updates about voting rights
Navigate your state's laws about voting after a felony conviction
Learn the status of legal battles around voting access
Stay up-to-date on laws that affect your ability to exercise your right to vote

Learn About the Issues

Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Vast digital archive from the largest library in the world, that also serves as the research arm of Congress
Candidates’ positions on the issues, presented side-by-side for easy comparison
Access polls on the top issues of our time
Every political leader on every issue

Money + Politics

Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
This free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox shows any politician's campaign contribution sources when you hover your mouse over his or her name, on any website
Ben Cohen's humorous effort to stamp money out of politics
Hub for finding info on politicians' campaign contribution histories and voting records
Think tank working to counter the power of special interests by empowering voters and small donors

Organizations

Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Art that inspires voting
Works to protect and expand the right to vote
Advocates for tougher voting laws and exposing voter fraud
A relatively young civic rights organization focusing on voting rights, with an emphasis on people of color

Polling Place Info

Detailed info on polling place access, hours, time off to vote, and more, from the League of Women Voters
Partners with election boards, campaign managers, user experience architects, graphic designers, and application developers to create tech to assist voters
Find out where to cast your ballot

Polls and Data

Daily, nationwide polls that politicians actually see help you check out how real people feel about major issues across the country, in real-time
Access polls on the top issues of our time
One of the leading political polls
Wildly popular political website that breaks down polls, news, blogs and election results
Taking a data nerd approach to politics and news, 538 may be the most influential and interesting content site on the Web

Research and Analysis

Analysis of women's voting behavior
Learn the status of legal battles around voting access
Committed to solving the world's problems through the power of knowledge, Pew is a force behind many intitiatives to better inform voters
Info on your representatives, including biographies, voting records, issue positions, and campaign contributions
Look up information about all contests and candidates on your ballot

Stay Informed

Extensive political news website.
Got a political argument you want to settle? Wondering about the facts in the latest campaign ad? Get the free Settle It! app from PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking site.
Some of the best infographics and data visualizations on the Web
News reporting and analysis for and by the millennial generation
A daily look at where technology and politics intersect

Student Voting

Learn the rules and consequences of registering to vote as a student
Find out where you can--and can't--use your student ID as voter ID provided by the Fair Elections Legal Network

Voter ID

Quick access to states' voter ID info
Legal updates and a handy map for figuring out your voter ID needs
Find out what, if any, ID you'll need on election day

Voter Protection

Works to protect and expand the right to vote
Advocates for tougher voting laws and exposing voter fraud
A relatively young civic rights organization focusing on voting rights, with an emphasis on people of color
Advocates for the rights of prisoners, with a focus on voting rights
Info on how voting processes and counting work by state in order to make sure that every vote gets counted

Voter Registration

Art that inspires voting
 
 
 
 

Voting Rights

 
 
 

When, Where, How

Every candidate and referendum, explained.
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Founding document of the U.S., in which the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments guarantee the right to vote
Regular news updates about voting rights