5 Weeks Until Election Day: ARE YOU REGISTERED?
October 2, 2018
With the midterm election in just 5 weeks, it is critical that you make sure you are registered to vote. If you have recently moved, you will need to re-register in your new district/precinct. If you have not voted in a while, you should check to make sure you are still on the voter rolls to avoid any problems on Election Day. Getting registered, changing your registration, or checking your registration status is easy and only takes a few minutes.
Get Registered to Vote
Access our online voter registration form here. If your state does not have online voter registration, this form will help you prepare your voter registration application to mail or deliver to your local elections office. If you are a resident of a US territory you can register to vote at Vote.gov.
Update your Voter Registration
Use this tool from the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to find your state’s election department and submit a request to update your voter registration.
Check your Voter Registration Status
Are You Registered to Vote? Use this tool from vote.gov to quickly and easily check your registration.
Request an Absentee Ballot
If you are not able to make it to the polls in person on Election Day, now is also a good time to request an absentee ballot. Use this tool from vote.gov to quickly and easily request an absentee ballot.
Help us spread the word:
Use the sample social media posts below to help us spread the word about voter registration.
Just turned 18? Recently moved? Haven’t voted in a while? Complete, update, or check your voter registration status before the midterm elections on November 6th. #REVUP #DisabilityVote18
Not able to vote in person on Election Day? Request your absentee ballot today! #REVUP #DisabilityVote18
Help #REVUP and Get Out the DISABILITY VOTE by making sure you are registered! #DisabilityVote18
Past Resources to Get Out the Disability Vote
Let’s make 2018 the Year of the Disability Vote!
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The REV UP Campaign, launched by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) in 2016, is a nonpartisan initiative that coordinates with national, state, and local disability organizations to increase the political participation of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. The Campaign focuses on voter registration, education, access, and engagement. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!