Make Your Voice Heard: How to Register to Vote in the November Election

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Want to do your part in shaping political outcomes in your city, state and country? There’s almost no better way to do it than to vote. Casting your ballot in an election means you’re participating in the democratic process — that you’re making a difference and sending a message about the issues that concern you and the candidates you feel best represent you.

If you haven’t participated in a presidential or federal election before, it’s essential to make sure you’re registered to vote if you want to be part of the decision-making activities that ultimately shape our lives and the state of our country. These general guidelines will help you figure out the details and steps you need to know and follow to get registered.

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