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Additional voter registration resources include:
A Band of Voters: A Band of Voters is a "multi-cultural, multi-generational collective of activists, artists, filmmakers and student leaders" who "believe that all citizens should have access to the ballot box – free and clear." Check them out at https://abandofvoters.org/.
Andrew Goodman Foundation: The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) "works to make young voices and votes a powerful force in democracy." Visit the AGF webpage to access voter resource and more about their work: www.andrewgoodman.org.
Ballotpedia: According to its website, Ballotpedia "is a nonprofit and nonpartisan online political encyclopedia written by a staff of researchers and writers. Founded in 2007, it covers American federal, state, and local politics, elections, and public policy." Students can use Ballotpedia to find out which seats are up for election in the coming election year or to learn about elections in other states. Visit https://ballotpedia.org/ to learn more.
BallotReady: Find "everything on your ballot, in one place" with this online resource that allows you to explore the background of every candidate or referendum on your ballot and even compare candidates on where they stand with specific issues. Check it out at https://www.ballotready.org/.
Best Colleges: BestColleges.com has put together a series of guides for the upcoming election season, intended to help educate college students about how to register to vote or what they should know before casting their votes. Sample resources include: Student Voters Guide (https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/student-voting-guide/); Voting in College - Common FAQs guide (https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/voting-in-college/); State-by-State Voter Registration Guide (https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/voting-by-state/).
Campus Vote Project: Campus Vote Project works with universities, community colleges, faculty, students and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. Their website provides a lot of great information regarding policy issues, and it includes guidelines on how to start a voter registration program on campus: http://campusvoteproject.org/students/.
Find your Rep: The U.S. House of Representatives website provides its Find Your Representative resource where you can learn which representatives were elected to serve in your area: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative.
Future Coalition: Future Coalition "is home to over 60 youth-led member organizations across climate, gun violence prevention, gender equality, STEM, and more. Future Coalition offers members direct support and resources, including amplification, strategic consulting, and organizing support." Learn more: https://futurecoalition.org/.
Generation Citizen: Generation Citizen "empowers young people to become engaged and effective citizens" by promoting "political engagement." Visit https://generationcitizen.org/ to learn more about their organization and to access resources.
How to Vote in Six Easy Steps: The Community for Accredited Online Schools has put together an article called "Navigating The Election Process for Students & First Time Voters" that easily explains what you have to do to go from unregistered voter to casting your ballot: https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/students-and-first-time-voters/.
League of Women Voters: The LWV helps people register to vote, find polling places, and learn about ballot issues: https://www.lwv.org/.
Think the Vote: Think the Vote is a "website run by the Bill of Rights Institute" with the goal of connecting students and young people "with resources to think critically about the things going on" around them. Visit their website, http://www.thinkthevote.com/, for more information on how you can access their resources to better "engage in healthy civil discourse with fellow citizens."
Vote411: Get customized information about what is on your local ballot, where your local polling sites are, and what debates are coming up in your community, all through Vote411's online resources. Visit their website today: https://www.vote411.org/.
Vote Save America: According to its website, votesaveamerica.com, Vote Save America is a step-by-step guide to help make sure you, your friends, and your family have all the information needed to vote in the current election. You'll find answers to questions about whether or not you are registered to vote, if you can register to vote, who is on your ballot, where do you go to vote, and how can you help make sure your friends and family vote.