Everything You Need To Know About 2018 Voting Process
The November 6, 2018 midterm election has everyone fired up. Rather, you’re a Democratic or Republican, each side is hoping there candidate will win and push the agenda they believe will move the United States towards progression. Whatever the case, here are a few things you should know.
Some of you will be able to vote early or by absentee ballot, such as military members , overseas citizens.
Cast Your Vote at Your Assigned Polling Place or Polling Station
Polling locations are assigned by residential address. You should go to your assigned location since your name will not be on the roster at any other location. Your polling place may change from one election to the next, so check before you go to vote. Contact them if you need special accomadations.
Voter ID Requirements
Two-thirds of states expect you to provide identification to let you vote at the polls.
If you dont know where your polling place is there are tools online that can help you find your polling location, hours, and other details.
First time voters who didn’t register in person or show ID before must show identification. This is according to federal law.
Voters with disabilities have the right to vote in private, without help. Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
Polling places must have wheelchair-accessible voting booths
Entrances and doorways at least 32 inches wide and Handrails.
Tip: Its important that you make an informed decision when choosing a candidate. NOW”GO VOTE”!
Tara Staples, Founder & Editor
Tara Staples is a Detroit based Blogger with an BA in English from Marygrove College, She is an aspiring screenplay writer who enjoys films, food, music, and travel.