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If you've lost your voting rights, you can restore your right to vote in every state. Click on your state to find out your status and next steps to restoring your voting rights.

Voting from Abroad

Everything you need to know to vote as an overseas or military voter is available on our newly updated Overseas Vote site. 

You're Eligible Situations

Life is complicated. Voting doesn't have to be. The YES library of voter stories conquers your "Can I Vote If..?" questions.

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US Vote Blog

Here's where you can find in-depth information on relevant voting topics. We tackle ballot return options, absentee and vote-by-mail ballot processes, in-person and early voting options and more.

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The Institute of Politics (IOP) at the Harvard Kennedy School released its 47th Edition of the Survey of Young Americans’ Attitudes toward Politics and Public Service, a Harvard Youth Poll.

The Harvard Youth Poll uncovered many interesting facts about two cohorts of young Americans. The first cohort is 18 - 24 years old, so-called Generation Z; and the second cohort is 25-29 years old, so-called millennials. These young citizens are relevant to the political discourse in the U.S. We will review five key findings.

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The Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C., a not-for-profit organization that promotes bipartisanship and provides policy insights and research with the aim of supporting state legislators in passage of laws, has published a recent study which asserts that turnover among election administrators has been growing across the United States. The reasons for such development are multi-fold, and action has to be taken to prepare the country for the smooth conduct of our democratic elections.

The analysis is based on the dataset of 18,644 local chief election officials across 6,290 jurisdictions in 50 U.S. states. According to the study, increased hostility towards election officials, the growing complexity of the role, and an aging workforce are contributing to the increase in turnover.

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If you’ve had even half an ear open to the news about elections over the past years, it’s likely that you are not only tired of all the negative news, but you might also have gotten the opinion that voting in the US is a terrible, horrible, no-good, complicated, difficult, complex process. And a few other things, too! That would be no surprise. The media around elections seems relentless and overwhelmingly negative.

Help is on the way! This good news is courtesy of the researchers at the esteemed Center for Elections Innovation and Research (CEIR) and their recent report on the expansion of voting before Election Day.

Several methods of voting implemented over the last two decades make voting more convenient for all citizens no matter their residential situation. Most states now offer some mix of no-excuse absentee balloting, early voting, in-person absentee voting, emergency balloting, and same day registration and voting.