Our participation in Vote Forward, the personal letter writing campaign to low-propensity voters in swing states, culminated last Saturday in The Big Send. 170,000 volunteers sent 17 million letters. If you were one of the writers, thank you for making a difference!
New York Magazine collaborated with the non-partisan organization I Am A Voter and 48 graphic artists to produce ‘I voted’ stickers for people who mailed their ballots. You can order these stickers here.
The U.S. Elections Project website is tracking a “good news” story: the number of people voting. 12 days before the election, ballots from early voting and vote by mail exceed 30% of total 2016 votes.
Getting souls to the polls isn’t just about casting your own vote, but about working together so we can all vote and vote faithfully. This page is a simple one-stop-shop for learning about registering, what’s on the ballot, and ways to create a plan to vote.
Easily check your voter registration status below. If you are not registered, you may register online until Tuesday, October 13. Minnesota does have election day registration. Please check below for what you’ll need to do to register same day.
Given the COVID pandemic and needs for social distancing, consider voting by mail or voting early. If this is your choice, check out the options below.
Options for voting early:
To vote on election day, Tuesday, November 3
While the Presidential election generates the most attention, local and state elections are also highly consequential. Use this tool to see who will appear on your ballot and research the candidates so you can make an informed vote.
Evidence suggests that a handwritten note encourages others to vote, consider joining the letter writing campaign through Vote Forward . Don’t forget to encourage your friends, family and neighbors to vote!
There is a Faith and citizenship guide (PDF) for Episcopalians that has a number of resources as well.