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1. Download our College Student Guide to Voting wallet card to take with you to the polls. demnc.co/college #votehot
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2. Make your voice count. Register to vote at your current address by October 14. demnc.co/register #votehot
3. Save time, avoid long lines. Vote Early in your county. If you wait until Election Day, vote in your precinct: demnc.co/lookup #votehot
4. Double-win! No photo ID is required to vote and you can register to vote during Early Voting, Oct. 20-Nov. 5. demnc.co/voterid #votehot
5. What’s your registration address? In #NC, it depends on where you call “home.” demnc.co/register #votehot
6. Call your college address “home” if you have no clear “intent to return” elsewhere after graduation. demnc.co/register #votehot
7. PRO-TIP: Update your voter registration every time you move to a new address, even if it’s from one apt. to another in the same county. demnc.co/register #votehot
8. (1/2) To register you must be (1) US citizen (2) 18yo by Election Day; (3) live at your address at least 30 days before election…
9. (2/2) You can register after you’ve served a felony sentence, inc. probation. Serving a misdemeanor sentence? Register now! demnc.co/justice #votehot
10. Send your completed voter registration form to your county Board of Elections by Oct. 14. Find your BoE: demnc.co/myboard
11. Miss the registration deadline? Register + vote on the same day during Early Voting. Bring a photo ID, bill, etc. demnc.co/register #votehot
12. First-time voter in your county? You may need to show photo ID or other document with your current address. Got a utility bill? Bring it!
13. PRO-TIP: When fi lling out voter reg: write full name as appears on SS# card or license + an ID number, birthdate and phone #, and sign.
14. PRO-TIP: When filling out a voter reg form, list a physical place for your residence like your dorm’s street address (not a box #)
15. You have 3 choices for voting: (1) Early Voting; (2) Election Day; and (3) Voting by Mail (AKA “Absentee”). demnc.co/voting #votehot
16. Use “Early Voting” sites in your county: demnc.co/voteearly. PRO-TIP: use a location near your campus to increase turnout.
17. Voting on Election Day? Go to your own precinct’s poll from 6:30AM to 7:30PM. Find it at demnc.co/lookup
18. Go to demnc.co/absform to request an Absentee Ballot. Mail back (postmark) by deadline or drop at an Early Voting poll.
19. Straight-Ticket Voting is NOT available. Make your choice in each race. Flip the ballot. Review your ballot at ncvoter.org.
20. Use your phone (or paper) to bring in a list of race choices! No photos are allowed (even selfies).
21. PRO-TIP: Best times to vote and avoid lines? Mid-morning (9-11) or mid-afternoon (1-4) during Early Voting or Election Day #votehot
22. Have questions or problems voting? Call our hotline at 888-OUR-VOTE or tweet a question to #votehot