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National Voter Registration day – Things that take less time than registering to vote

In case you didn’t already realise, it’s voter registration day in the US. As the younger generation we have been increasing our politcal engagement over the last few years, and it is now time to exercise your right to vote and make an impact.

With just six weeks until Election Day and registration deadlines fast approaching, it is crucial that you register before it’s too late. Use your voice and make a real difference for the issues that you believe in.

How to register on voter registration day

Every state differs when it comes to the registration process, but you can find all the information you need here. Make sure you double check the closing date and register in plenty of time.

You can also text VOTER to 26797. It’s really that easy.

If it feels like a chore, then think again, These are just a few things that take longer than registering to vote

  • Taking the trash out
  • Finding a parking space
  • Getting out of bed in the morning
  • Digesting a cheeseburger
  • Shaving your legs
  • Applying eyeliner
  • Your morning skincare routine
  • Making avo toast

Tips for first time voters

If it is the first election that you are eligible to vote in, congratulations, this is a BIG year. We’ve linked a few official resources below to help get you started. What are you waiting for?

This post from Hello Beautiful gives you easy advice on how to get registered and how to choose the right candidate for you.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFcZPIXF5LZ/

Not sure if you are already registered? Scan this QR code and find out for yourself.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFcZG7Tn1vs/

Spread the word with the help of @She_votes. They have loads of informative graphics to share with your friends, family and feed.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFcZGy8DrRB/

Getting registered is only the first step. When it comes to actually casting your vote, make sure you know how vote safely with Covid restrictions, you know who is on your ballot paper and you know how to properly cast a mail vote if you need to.