Voting & Elections

RUMOR:

Election Day is only on Nov 3.

REALITY:

November 3 is the last day you can vote, but most people can vote now.

Vote early and nothing can get in your way.

All states offer some form of absentee or mail-in voting. Most states offer in-person early voting.

Early voting has already started in more than 40 states (October 13).

Voting early reduces long lines at the polls.

Voting early will help diffuse any Election Day political tension.

Vote early and nothing can keep you from voting.

Find out the specific rules, dates, times and locations at your state’s election website or at vote.org.

References:

How to Vote: Everything voters need to know.

FiveThirtyEight: How To Vote In The 2020 Election

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What is Blexit?

Blexit is a targeted campaign to convince Black Americans to abandon the Democratic party. It is part of a larger effort to suppress the Black vote.

How are Black and brown votes suppressed?

Throughout history, politicians and the parties themselves have influenced elections by keeping Black and brown people from voting. Tactics include making it hard to register and to vote, and using disinformation to discourage people from voting.

Is my vote worth it?

Your votes affect how your government is run and your tax dollars spent on every level. Taking the time to read up on the issues and casting your vote is important.