The League Of Young Voters (@theLeague99)-Top 3 Things To Know Before Election Day

November 5, 2012 1

Photo by: (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Written By: Lashaunda C.

All eligible citizens should take advantage of their fundamental right to vote. There is nothing more disappointing than showing up to cast a ballot for your preferred representatives and being turned away.

Here are a few tips to make your trip to the polls stress-free:

1) Locate your polling place by texting the word  VOTE to 69866 

2) Preview your ballot at

3) Visit for your Voter ID requirements

Here are some additional facts to be aware of:
  • You are entitled to receive additional assistance if you need help understanding the instructions.
  • You are entitled to a translator of your choice if you do not speak English.
  • Your job is required by law to give you time off to vote.
  • You can request a provisional ballot if you provide the poll worker with the wrong form of identification.

Remember, this is your time to make your voice be heard! If you don’t fight for what you want, don’t cry for what your lost.

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