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Volunteer! - Get out the vote in your area, organize with a local league, get election protection training and more.

Registering to Vote and Getting to the Polls

Voter Education / Voter Guides
  • theballot.org -- Voter Guides -  Find a voter guide for your area, or create your own guide that other people can use (League of Young Voters).

Voting Rights / Voter Support

  •  1-866-OUR-VOTE (English) 1-888-Ve-Y-Vota (Spanish) Get your questions answered about voter registration, find your polling place and report voting problems. (866OurVote.org)
  • 1-866-MYVOTE1  Find your polling place, report voter problems and get connected with election officials. (InfoVoter)
  • Voting Checklist (Brennan Center for Justice and Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law)
  • Student Voting Rights - State-by-state clickable map that explains student voter registration rules (Brennan Center or Justice). 
  • Student Voting Rights - Michigan - FAQ regarding student voter reg in MI (Fair Elections Legal Network)
  • www.respecttheyouthvote.com - Centralized information on student voting rights (College Democrats of America)
 
Absentee and Early Voting
Documentaries
  • American Blackout - Presents the issues surrounding voter disenfranchisement and voting machines in the 2000 and 2004 elections, while chronicling past campaigns of former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney. Trailer
  • Uncounted - Demonstrates the disregard for the right to vote through the flaws of electronic voting machines, and how it threatens the outcome of the 2008 elections.  Trailer
  • Stealing America - An overview of voter disenfrachisement, especially among low-income people and people of color. Electronic voting machines make mass voter fraud more possible than ever.  Trailer
  • Election Day - A panorama of ordinary citizens nationwide collectively exercising the most fundamental right of democracy--the right to vote. Watching them selfessly set aside the burdens of their daily lives to participate in the democratic process is truly inspiring.  Trailer

Research
  • Generation We - All of the research that went into this book about the social and political attitudes of the "Millenial generation" was released "open source" on the web.



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