Voting and Elections

Find answers to common questions about voting in the United States.

  • Decide Who to Vote For

    Learn how to make informed choices by using voter guides and sample ballots to research candidates.

  • Find My State or Local Election Office Website

    Visit your state’s election office website for state-wide voting guidance. Or use this directory to find your local elections site.

  • How to Vote

    Find information on absentee and early voting, and voting on Election Day. Locate your polling place and make sure you've registered to vote.

  • Inauguration 2017

    Meet the new President and his team. Learn about the 2017 Presidential Inauguration and the history of Presidential Inaugurations.

  • Midterm, State, and Local Elections

    State, local, and federal elections take place every year. Learn about upcoming elections in your area.

  • Presidential Election Process

    Learn about the Presidential election process, including the Electoral College, caucuses and primaries, and the national conventions.

  • Voter Registration, Requirements, and Deadlines

    Learn whether you're eligible to register to vote, the deadlines for registering, how to register, and requirements such as voter ID your state mandates.

  • Voting and Election Laws and History

    Know the laws that protect your right to vote and govern the elections process. Find results of past federal elections. Learn how voting methods and habits have evolved.

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