Election season is fast approaching! Here are some steps you can take to be an involved citizen:
- Know where you stand on the issues. Take this quiz to see what candidate and party you side with.
- Register to vote. If you are over 18 and a US citizen complete the necessary steps it takes to register! Simply follow the guidelines on this website.
- Actually vote. Only 19.9 percent of 18- to 29-years old cast ballots in the 2014 elections. That was the lowest youth turnout rate ever recorded in a federal election! Being away at school is no excuse, click here to figure out how to cast an absentee ballot.
Still aren’t motivated? Watch this rock the vote video to get ~inspired~
Remember, “Your vote is your voice as an American citizen. It’s your opportunity to be heard, to hold elected officials accountable for their decisions and to have a say in important issues that affect your community. On Election Day, every vote matters.”