Butter.ATL’s Voter Guide

Butter ATLOctober 13, 2020

Updated on October 16, 2020

Voting is underway in Georgia and a lot of other places. That means we’re not waiting on you to find out more information on how to get your ballot cast in the 2020 election — we’re coming to you with resources on resources on resources. And we’ll be adding more, so bookmark the hell out of this story, save it, share it, and tell us if you’ve got a great resource we need to add. Whatever you do, don’t say we didn’t try to told you.

🗳️ My Voter Page (Georgia)

Georgia voters can check the status of their voter registration, absentee ballots, provisional ballots and more through the secretary of state’s official website. https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do 

🗳️ Ballotpedia

This is where you’ll find information such as when there’s an upcoming election where you live, sample ballots that show local and national races, candidates and ballot measures. https://ballotpedia.org/Main_Page 

🗳️ Fair Fight

Stacey Abrams’ fight for voters’ rights continues. Learn more about your rights when it comes to voting, report voter suppression and volunteer to help educate and defend others’ rights. https://fairfight.com/ 

🗳️ Choose ATL

Find key election dates and early voting locations, request an absentee ballot, and even download sharable graphics to help encourage your followers to vote as well. https://www.chooseatl.com/why-i-vote-atl 

🗳️ Rock The Vote

Register, volunteer, sign up to work the polls, create and share encouraging content for that ignorant friend/cousin who thinks she or he is nuanced and doesn’t need to vote, and even grab some crafty digital tools to help drive civic engagement. https://www.rockthevote.org/ 

🗳️ National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Get voter identification requirements, all the pertinent deadlines, insights into national and state ballot measures, and an idea of which political parties have legislative control in your state. https://www.ncsl.org/ 

🗳️ Vote.org

Along with locating polling places near you, Vote.org lets you setup election reminders, check your registration status in any state in just 30 seconds, get information on what your state is doing in response to the coronavirus’ effect on elections, and even fill out the 2020 Census form. https://www.vote.org/ 

🗳️ ACLU

Get details on early voting, polling place locations, what you need to bring to your polling place, and lots of information on your rights when it comes to voting. https://www.aclu.org/issues/voting-rights

🗳️ Branch.vote

Down-the-ballot information on local elections. branch.vote

🗳️ Voting On My Mind

An early voting tool to help you find your nearest early voting location. https://votingonmymind.com/