If you are concerned about your future and your
rights, you should not pass up the opportunity to
vote. After all, the people you elect on both a
local and national level can greatly impact your
quality of life. Many people really do not know
where to begin or how to even get registered.
Luckily, we outline the quick and painless way so
that you will be ready for the polls on election day.
Later in another article, we let you in on how to
actually make the voting process as easy as possible.
1st Step: Are you eligible?
In order to be eligible to vote in the U.S., you must
meet the following criteria:
Must be a U.S. citizen
Not in prison or on parole
18 years of age
A resident in the state you reside in
2nd Step: If you are eligible to vote, the next step
is to register
The most easiest way to register is online.
Currently, about 20 states online allow you to do so.
You can check to see if you can register online by
visiting this website:
registration.aspx#table. If you have to manually
send in the form, you can download it from here:
You will need:
State DL# or State Issued ID#
3rd Step: Send the inormation in. You can either do
it in person or online as stated above.
4th Step: Check your state’s deadline.
5th Step: Wait for your voter registration card in
If circumstances permit, you can always vote via an
There you have it. Above, there are 5 easy steps to
get the voting process started.