THE BLOG
10/31/2014 03:09 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Here's How You Can Get Ready for Election Day!

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On Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, millions of voters will head to the polls to stand up for what matters most in our communities and our lives. These elections are about our jobs, our health, our communities, our security and our future. Are you ready?

It is time to plan when you'll vote on Election Day. Will you vote before or after work? Will you go to the polls with a neighbor or friend? Will you take your children to share the experience? Now is the time to make your Election Day game plan. Luckily, VOTE411.org, the League of Women Voters' nonpartisan one-stop election resource, has everything you need to get ready!

Where is my polling place?
Many polling places have changed since the last election. VOTE411.org is ready for your last-minute elections questions, including learning your polling place location and polling hours. Take a moment to find your polling location now!

Will I need to show voter ID?
Voters in some states will need to show voter identification in order to cast a ballot. Enter your address at VOTE411.org to find the information you need to cast your ballot, including what forms of identification are required and accepted in each state.

What will be on my ballot?
Election Day is when you help decide who will best represent your values and ideas! VOTE411.org has candidate information for every voter in America, including detailed issue statements from candidates gathered by state and local League of Women Voters volunteers from across the country. Simply enter your address at VOTE411.org to create your own personalized sample ballot and learn all the information you need to vote this Election Day!

This Election Day, Americans will decide on thousands of local, state and federal races. When you cast your ballot, you're telling the leaders who are elected what issues matter most to you. The decisions they make in office will influence public policy for years to come! Voting allows you to make an impact on critical issues and policies.

Ask your friends and family about their plan for Election Day. Help new voters you know learn the ropes by helping them prepare for Election Day - share VOTE411.org with them so they can build a personalized voting guide and plan how and when they'll vote. Our democracy's future is on the line! Showing new voters the ropes is a key way to engage them and ensure their participation. Once a new voter has turned out, s/he is more likely to vote in the future. Together, through our votes, we take control and make decisions to improve our country.