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Voting & Elections Toolkits 2022



1. Find out if you're registered to vote.

Many states provide voter registration when issuing IDs or driver licenses, so you may already be registered to vote. Click here to see if you're already registered to vote in your state.

2. If not, register to vote!

Choose your state from the navigation bar on the left to see current information on how to register to vote in your state. Remember, your friendly College librarians are here and ready to help you with the process!

3. Request an absentee ballot

Choose your state from the navigation bar on the left to find information on requesting an absentee ballot.

4. Complete & return ballot by your state's deadline.

Each state has different requirements for when ballots must be postmarked or received, so try to vote early to avoid missing deadlines.

General Resources on Voting and Elections

Election Protection Hotlines

1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)

1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682) (en Español)

1-888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683) (Asian multilingual assistance)

1-844-YALLA-US (844-925-5287) (Arabic)

Voter Registration & Election Day Resources


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