Voting and Elections

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

  • Choosing Candidates to Vote for

    Know how to learn about who's running for office, using tools such as voter guides, to help you make informed choices on which candidates to vote for.

  • 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 voting, early voting, and voting on Election Day. And make sure you've registered to vote.

  • 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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