Voting

I Had To Fly Across The Country To Vote In A Swing State, & It Was All Worth It

By Meera Jagadesan
Everyone expected the 2020 election results would take a while to come in, but that doesn’t make the waiting game any less stressful. For many voters in swing states — particularly for the voters in those states who had trouble casting their ballots…

Here's How To Find Out If Your Vote Was Counted In The Election

By Theresa Massony
The 2020 election will likely go down in history as one of the most consequential elections in history, certainly because of the presidential election winner, but even more so because of the voting process. The unpredictable nature of the pandemic,…

These Memes About Voting In 2016 Vs. 2020 Are Way, Way Too Real

By Cianna Garrison
As last-minute voters make their way to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3 and all of America awaits the election results, people are taking to Twitter to express how they're feeling. To say the presidential election is a nail-biter is an understatement,…

Voting Is The Best Part Of 2020 For These First-Time Voters

By Anika Nayak
There’s a lot at stake in the 2020 presidential election. Voters are not just electing a leader but weighing in on issues like affordable health care, climate action, LGBTQ+ rights, gun violence prevention, federal judge appointments, and so much…

These Songs Are The Perfect Soundtrack For Your "I Voted" Instagram Story

By Daffany Chan
Election Day is almost here, which means it's time to rock the vote, literally. Whether you voted early, in person or by mail, or you plan to head to the polls on Nov. 3, you can share the celebration of your civic duty with a themed IG Story. If…

Keke's New Music Video About Voting Will Have You Laughing All The Way To The Polls

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
Keke Palmer knows one way to get young voters' attention: Dropping a song and music video that addresses them in a way that makes them laugh. With less than a week to go until Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3, Palmer is urging people to vote in the…

These 9 Celebrities Got Real About Why It's More Important Than Ever To Vote This Year

By Brandy Robidoux
Celebrity voices are amplified more than anyone's, and ahead of the 2020 election, they're putting their platforms to good use. Nov. 3 marks this year's U.S. presidential election, and activists, musicians, actors, reality stars, and everyone in…

I'm Undocumented & Can't Vote. Please, Do It For Me

By Nereida Ortiz
For many people across the country, the 2020 presidential election has been a constant torrent of political turmoil. However, for America’s population of undocumented residents, who must also deal with a nearly endless barrage of anti-immigrant…

Score A Free Krispy Kreme Doughnut On Election Day Just For Casting Your Ballot

By Lara Walsh
With Nov. 3 right around the corner, companies are thanking voters for their civic duty with discounts on bites and sips. During a presidential race that's already seeing record numbers of people casting their ballots early due to the ongoing…

Voting Hours May Vary At Your Local Polling Place — Here's Where You Can Check Yours

By Daffany Chan
Election Day is coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and people across the country are already heading to the polls. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many people are voting early this year, either by mail or in person. With different voting times for early…

If Your ID Is Expired On Election Day, Don't Panic — Here's What To Know

By Chelsea Stewart
By the time you’re reading this, you’ve probably been told by no less than five people to make a plan to vote. It’s good advice, but you might run into some issues as you get your plan together. If one of those issues is an expired ID, you’re…

Here's Why You Should Vote In Every Race On Your Ballot This Election

By Cianna Garrison
As the 2020 general election approaches, you likely know which presidential candidate you're voting for, but you may not be as familiar with the lower level races. When you go to vote during this election season, it’s important to keep in mind the…

As A Young, Disabled Voter, My Life Is On The Ballot — Why Is It So Hard For Me To Vote?

By Julia Métraux
On Election Day 2018, I was lying on my bed in my New York City apartment, in pain and wondering how I was going to vote. I had applied for a mail-in ballot, but it never arrived. Prior to my flare, I had told myself I would just deal and vote in…

Sarah & Wells Had A Very Patriotic Third Anniversary

By Candice Jalili
Did you know voting can double as a cute date activity? No, seriously. Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams voted on their third anniversary, and TBH, I can't think of a better way to celebrate being in love in 2020. "On our anniversary, we sat down ... and…

Keep These Basic Voting Rights In Mind When Casting Your Ballot

By Daniella Bondar
Election Day is fast approaching, and for some of you it might be the first time you're headed to the polls. While casting your ballot might look a little different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, you can still get through the process as…

If You Forgot To Register To Vote, These States Have An Easy Solution

By Shelby Black
Election Day is just so close, and given the wildness that is 2020, it's never been more crucial to rock your vote. But with everything going on this year, it's no surprise if, one morning, you wake up to find that the deadline to register to vote…

The 'New Girl' Cast Reunited *In Character* For A Hilarious Voting PSA Video

By Dylan Kickham
The loft gang is finally back together again, and it's for an important cause. After going their separate ways when New Girl ended in 2018, Jess, Nick, and Winston reunited with a special treat for fans. The New Girl cast's voting video is an…

Here's How You Can Keep Track Of Your Absentee Ballot After You Mail It In

By Lara Walsh
With a record number of people expected to vote in the 2020 election by mail-in ballot during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, voters are bracing for potential U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delays. If you've already cast your vote or are planning to…

Here's What To Know About Missing Work To Vote On Election Day

By Daffany Chan
Election Day is coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and plenty of voters across the country are gearing up to cast their ballots. Though many are opting to vote early, either in person or by mail due, to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, some voters will…