Kal Penn Voting Resources

Kal Penn Voting Resources


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Voting Rules for Your State

FiveThirtyEight's 'How to Vote in the 2020 Election' provides a state-by-state guide to voting and the most up-to-date information.

Find Your Polling Location

Even if you voted in the last election, your polling location could have changed. Make sure you know where to go: Polling place locator

Who and What's on Your Ballot?

Remember, we're not only voting for the president in November, there are also state and local elections, as well as ballot measures.

·       Find out who and what's on your ballot at Ballotpedia.org.

·       Learn your candidates' stances on various issues at Vote411.org.

Volunteer to Be a Poll Worker

Elections don't run themselves. Learn more about how you can volunteer at Powerthepolls.org.

Volunteer to Register Voters

Check out ways to get involved at HeadCount.org.

Additional Ways to Get Involved:


Consider becoming a Girls Who Code facilitator! They're a non-profit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science. Volunteer at girlswhocode.com.

The Supreme Court:

If you are supporting the current nominee, you could sign a petition or volunteer your time with The Federalist Society: https://fedsoc.org/

If you are opposing the current nominee, you might want to try the ACLU instead: https://www.aclu.org/

If you're looking to get even more involved than that - consider running for city council or for judge in your local elections! Here are some sites to get you started: 

·       She Should Run

·       Run For Something

·       Run For America

·       Ignite National


In addition to voting, here are a couple resources that explain how else you can use your voice on important healthcare issues: Young Invincibles and Families USA

Climate Action:

Check out these established advocacy groups that are always looking for younger members: Young Evangelicals for Climate Action or Oxfam America

Here are some additional sites with info on how you can make a difference: 

Conservation International

Environmental Defense Fund

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Rocky Mountain Institute

The Nature Conservancy

Lastly … Vote.

Set a reminder. And another reminder. And a reminder for that reminder. Do what you need to do to make sure you vote.

To learn about, and help prevent, voter suppression visit: Brennan Center for Justice.

What Happens After the Election?

Remember, action doesn't end with voting. There are plenty of ways to stay involved and connected to make the world a better, more equitable place.

Check out these resources that can help you stay engaged after November 3rd:

Democracy depends on you.

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