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New Voters

Request a mail-in ballot through the Secretary of State website that your state has created!

With COVID-19 affecting the 2020 Elections, voting by mail has become even more essential in ensuring that your voice is heard by our political system. While youth voter registration is important, increasing youth voter turnout is the crucial next step. Please use the following links to request your ballot by mail, which will allow you to vote safely from your own home without risking exposure. Please click here to see a comprehensive guide on the best way to vote in your state this year.

States with No Excuse Vote By Mail

If you are registered to vote in these states, you can use the following links to find instructions on how to request a mail ballot. You do not need to have a reason in order to receive a mail ballot.

*Some states have additional requirements for voting by mail. For example, Alaska requires two witnesses to sign the ballot while Missouri requires your ballot to be notarized. North Carolina requires the signature of one witness and Oklahoma requires you to send a copy of your ID. This list is not exhaustive and we highly recommend that you look into the requirements of your own state. States generally require you to sign your mail-in ballot when you return it. 

States with COVID-19 as an Excuse for Vote By Mail

If you are registered to vote in these states, you can use the following links to find instructions on how to request a mail ballot. You can use COVID-19 as a reason to vote by mail.

*Some states have additional requirements for voting by mail. For example, Alabama requires two witnesses or a notary public to sign the ballot while Arkansas has a strict signature match requirement. In Kentucky, ballots are returned in two envelopes, which must both be signed; if only one envelope is signed, your ballot will not be counted. This list is not exhaustive and we highly recommend that you look into the requirements of your own state. States generally require you to sign your mail-in ballot when you return it. 

States Without COVID-19 as an Excuse for Vote By Mail

If you are registered to vote in these states, you can use the following links to find instructions on how to request a mail ballot. These states are not allowing COVID-19 to be a reason to vote by mail, so you will only be able to receive a ballot if you meet one of the standard reasons for your state.

*Some states have additional requirements for voting by mail. For example, Louisiana and South Carolina require a witness to sign your ballot while Mississippi requires both your request for a ballot and your ballot to be notarized. This list is not exhaustive and we highly recommend that you look into the requirements of your own state. States generally require you to sign your mail-in ballot when you return it. 

States Automatically Sending Mail Ballots

If you are registered to vote in these states, they will automatically send a mail ballot to every registered voter for the November 2020 Election. If you would like more information or need to change your mailing address, click the links below to learn more.

*Some states have additional requirements for voting by mail. We highly recommend that you look into the requirements of your own state. States generally require you to sign your mail-in ballot when you return it.