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You're Eligible Situations

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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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Have you heard about "swing states" and wondered what they are? What’s the buzz about the swing states anyway? And why is everyone talking about them? Do they even matter in the elections, especially during the presidential general elections?

A “swing state” - also referred to as a “battleground state,” “toss-up state,” or “purple state” - is a state that can be potentially won by (or “swing” to) either the Democratic or Republican presidential candidate, depending on the election. Swing states are usually won by a small margin of votes and could "swing" to different party than in the previous election.

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The Voter Journey Map tool transforms the process of figuring out "how to vote" from a complex and confusing process into an enjoyable experience. Creating your Voter Journey Map will benefit you with becoming both informed and equipped to cast your ballot in the upcoming election.

The Voter Journey Map takes the tedious and static list of how-to-vote or plan-your-vote steps that so many websites offer and remakes it into a dynamic process with real value. No more guesswork, no more jargon. The Voter Journey Map transmits the “how to vote” instructions to individual voters for their specific needs.

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Have you ever wondered how the U.S. president is actually elected? Once we all cast our ballots during the General Election, aren't they just counted and isn't that how the winner is declared? If not, what happens next?

You may have heard about the Electoral College, but do you know what it actually does? And why we even have an Electoral College? In this blog, we'll explain the election process and discuss the Electoral College so you are well-informed about any presidential election, especially this year's election.