Election 2010 Voting Information
Today, November 2nd, is Election Day! Make sure to get out and vote. Voting is pretty simple, but if you have any questions, here's an outline of helpful information.
On your ballot
- Several progressive groups and partners in California have put together a handy ballot guide to help you decide how to vote on some of the top initiatives offered on your ballot this year. Click here to check it out: http://www.moveon.org/r?r=93307&id=24989-9220260-5_giE.x&t=100
- Also, the League of Young Voters has put together a site where groups and individuals can post do-it-yourself voter guides. Check out your state here: http://theballot.org/
Where and when do I vote?
- Find your polling place, voting times, and other important information at http://pol.moveon.org/votinginfo2010.html, using an application developed by the Voting Information Project.
- You can also get your polling location by texting "where" to 30644 from your mobile phone.
- These resources are excellent, but not perfect, so to double-check information, you can use the Voting Information Project application to find contact information for your state or local election official.
What do I need to bring?
- Voting ID laws vary from state to state, but if you have ID, bring it. To find out the details, check out your state's info athttp://www.866ourvote.org/state.
- You can also find more information by calling or checking out the website of your state election official. Look up their contact information here: http://pol.moveon.org/votinginfo2010.html/
What if something goes wrong?
- Not on the voter list? Make sure you're at the right polling place, then ask for a provisional ballot.
- Need legal help? Call 1-866-OUR-VOTE or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I help get out the vote today?
- Make calls to voters right from your home: http://pol.moveon.org/2010/call/start.html
And a quote to remind us all how important it is to vote today..."Because if everyone who fought for change in 2008 shows up to vote in 2010, we will win this election, I'm confident that we will." --President Barack Obama