What ID Do You Need to Vote?

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You’ve no doubt heard a lot about Voter ID. Every state has its own requirements for their voters. Take a moment today to make sure you have what you need to vote. Then, consider helping other folks get their ID so they can vote, too.

First, check to see what the requirements are for your state. The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) keeps a list of state-by-state requirements here: Voter Identification Requirements

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Voter ID requirements by state as of January 2018, via Ballotpedia

 

Next, consider getting involved in efforts to get other eligible voters their ID so they aren’t turned away on Election Day.

Spread the Vote: You can help Spread the Vote both online and on the ground. They also have state chapters in Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida. In their Resources section, they have great tips on writing an op-ed piece to help raise awareness of the issue.

Vote Riders: VoteRiders works with partner organizations across the nation to empower others to help with the cause. Whether you have 5 minutes to spare or several days to help get folks IDs, Vote Riders has 10 Ways You Can Help. Also, be sure to check out their inspiring stories from voters who got their IDs.

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