In case you are just returning from outer space or have short-term memory loss, a reminder:
Today is Election Day. If you haven't already done so, please get out there and vote. Although the following information does come from the Obama campaign, it is useful for anyone who's not sure where to vote or who has problems at the polls:
Where and when do I vote?
Find your polling place, voting times, and other important information by checking out these sites below. These resources are good, but not perfect. To be doubly sure, you can also contact your local elections office.
- Obama's VoteForChange site: voteforchange.com
- League of Women Voters' site: http://vote411.org/pollfinder.php
What should I do before I go?
- After you've entered your address on either Vote For Change or Vote411, read the voting instructions and special rules for your state.
- Voting ID laws vary from state to state, but if you have ID, bring it.
- Check out all the voting myths and misinformation to look out for: http://truth.voteforchange.com
What if something goes wrong?
- Not on the voter list? Make sure you're at the right polling place, then demand a provisional ballot.
- If you're voting on an electronic machine with a paper record, verify that the record is accurate.
- Need legal help? Call 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
- If you encounter a problem, try to videotape the situation and submit it to VideoTheVote.org