Voters' Checklist : Things to do Before Election Day

  • Confirm you are registered to vote. Update your registration if information such as address, name or political affiliation has changed.
  • Know how and when to apply for an absentee ballot if you are unable to get to your polling place on Election Day.
  • Know your options for early voting.
  • Know the voter identification requirements in your state before you attempt to vote. ID Requirement List
  • Familiarize yourself with the voting device used in your jurisdiction. Learn how the device is accessible to voters with disabilities.
  • Know which polling place you are assigned to and how to get there. 
  • Learn what assistance is available in polling location.
  • Know what time the polls open and close.
  • Become acquainted with the candidates and issues on the ballot.
  • Consider becoming an Election Team Member in your community. Call your local election office to learn about Election worker requirements.