VOTER REGISTRATION

ARE YOU READY TO VOTE ON NOV. 6?

When you vote, you will not only be deciding who should represent you, but what should be legal in your state. The upcoming midterm election is less than a month away - are you ready to vote and make your voice heard?

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  1. Make sure you’re registered!

    You can register to vote now or lookup your voter status HERE.


  2. Be aware of important dates in your state.

    In California, the deadline to register to vote is Oct. 22, 2018 and the deadline to submit a completed absentee ballot must be received by Nov. 9, 2018.


  3. Make a plan and prepare to vote!

    Find your polling place, and prep your sample ballot by using useful tools such as BallotReady.org or VoteSaveAmerica.com. If you’re in Los Angeles, California, check out LAist and KPCC’s Voter Game Plan.


  4. Vote on Nov. 6!

    Breeze through the voting booth by bringing your guide to the polls



First Time Voter's Guide

MASA was created to empower individuals to use their voices to make a difference. With primary and midterm elections emerging, we hope this important message will reach the new body of first-time voters. Making your voice heard at the polls is not only empowering, but also exciting! If it is your first time voting, check out our guide down below for all first-time voters.

1.  Make sure to register to vote before the deadline for your respective state.  

2. After finding your polling station, make sure you know what to bring. Most times the details are sent in the mail on a voter card. If your card has been misplaced, you can find your voting location here.  Most states may require you to bring a photo ID, find out here to see what you need.

3. Once you arrive to the polls there will be a check-in station to get started. If you are notified that you are not registered to vote you may ask for a provisional ballot.

To find out more information on being a first-time voter check out this article by Teen Vogue, and read their ongoing series "Running! A Guide to Getting Involved in Government."

ONLY 9% of AMERICA CHOSE TRUMP AND CLINTON AS NOMINEES

With less than 100 days away until Election Day, it is more crucial than ever to educate yourself on the issues and candidates, register to vote, and encourage others to do the same. 

88 million eligible adults do not vote at all, even in the general elections and only 9% of Americans chose Trump and Clinton as their presidential nominees. That’s a TON of unaccounted votes that can make or break this election!

Check out the New York Times’ interactive breakdown to see why your vote is imperative this November!

#MakeAmericaSmartAgain Becomes Nationwide Voting and Education Movement - Official Press Release

Today, Shepard and Amanda Fairey announce the #MakeAmericaSmartAgain movement to encourage voter education and registration during this election season. More than a quirky hashtag, this official call to action inspires voters to learn more about the political system, the issues affecting the country and direct communities, and local and national candidates.

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