National Voter Registration Day: Are you registered?
Maybe the political climate has got you wanted to exercise your right to vote. Well, the only way you can do that is if you register! Now here in Washington, you can register to vote (in-person)up to eight days prior to election day if you have the proper identification and proof of residence. But, if you want to be ahead of the game, you can register online, TODAY!
Officials from all over the state are urging you to register to vote in preparation for the upcoming November 6 elections. So why should you vote, anyway? Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney told the Idaho Press:
“Citizen engagement and voter participation is an essential component of the democratic process,” Denney said in a statement. “I want every eligible voter to have the opportunity to cast a ballot and help decide the future of our cities, our state and our country.”
Alright, so you're wanting to register. What do you do? It's actually SUPER easy to register. Just make sure you have your state-issued ID, then CLICK HERE. Enter the information about you along with your ID # and you're done! It takes just a couple of minutes to become a registered voter in the state of Idaho and have your voice heard in the upcoming elections.
If you're already up to date on your voter registration, the next step is to find out where you need to go to place your vote. Well, that process takes just seconds. CLICK HERE and enter your address to get the location of your corresponding polling place.