What rules do I need to know about voting in the 2017 State and Federal Elections?
Voting rules vary by state. In accordance with the US Constitution, elections on the State and Federal level are run independent of each other. The best and most dependable way to learn about the voting rules in your district is to contact your local election office.
How do I know if I am eligible to vote?
There are three things that need to be met in order to vote in the United States. First, you need to be a U.S. citizen. Second, you must meet the residency requirements of your state, which vary accordingly. Third, you must be 18 years of age or older. If these requirements are met, then can register to vote in your state.
How do I register to vote?
Registering to vote can be done using one of different methods available to you in your state. Depending on the state, this can be done online, in person at a state-designated government office, or through the mail. Check your local states requirements at www.usa.gov.