Voter Information and Elections

In most states, you must register to vote before you can cast a ballot. All states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of America Samoa, Guam and the Virgin Islands have departments in their government that are responsible for elections. Some of the responsibilities of these departments include: helping their citizens register for elections, setting up and staffing polling stations and administering voting laws.

Voting in United States and even other countries requires voter registration. If you are planning to vote you can usually register to vote online or you can get paper applications at the library, post office, county officesand DMV offices. You should register at least 15 days before voting. People residing oversees and miltary need to get a special packet with absentee ballots in order to vote. You need to be U.S. citizen and 18 years old, not in prison or parole in order to be eligible to vote in United States of America. Keep in mind you need to re-register to vote if you change your permanent residence, you change your name or if you change your political party. It is important to participate in the voting system in order to get your voice heard in order to do so you need to obtain and fill in your voter registration forms on time. We have provided some sources belos for further investigation on voter information and elections. If you are researching voting statistics or trying to locate people through voter registration forms then follow the links in order to complete your search. Most background checks do not include any information regarding voting or political affiliations however there are sites online that provide some information about political affiliations of individuals.

US Voter Information and Elections