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Voter Registration: Home

Voting: The Need to Know

Unsure about voting in 2020? No problem, we got you! 

Just remember:


Plan your vote: know how you will vote, mark your calendar, and do it! 

Research by Nickerson and Rogers (2010) shows people who make an implementation plan to vote will  more likely do it. 

November 3, 2020 is Election Day! Get out the vote, be safe, and be healthy

For First Time Voters:

Need to Know This to Vote

Voting can now be done online in over 39 states. Please see below for the local county election offices for your voting needs.

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Further information on local county election offices can be found through the U.S. Vote Foundation here:

Please keep in mind that due to COVID-19, both voters and election polling locations need to take extra care.

As always, when making informed decisions and reading news sources, always be sure to fact-check! Here are 11 nonpartisan fact-checking websites

Oh, and before you go:

Check out the NBC News tool that will help you Plan-Your-Vote.  It will help you determine how you can vote so you can plan it.

Make a plan. Just do it.

Research by Nickerson and Rogers (2010) shows implementation plans increase turn out

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Voter Registration Deadlines

Tennessee - October 05, 2020 

Kentucky - October 05, 2020 by 4:00 PM EDT

Virginia - October 13, 2020

Voting in another state? Please see here for more state deadlines.

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Additional Resources

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