It all starts here. Register to vote so you can participate and vote in elections.
- You have to be a U.S. citizen.
- You need to be at least 18 years old on Election Day (November 8, 2016).
- You must be a resident of the state you are registering in.
Registering to vote can be different in various states—but the process starts here.
You may need to re-register if your address, party affiliation, or name has changed since you last registered. Many states require you to register to vote in advance of the election.
Being an informed voter is a critical part of our democracy. But we can help—Use our Elections 101 guide to learn about the elections process, how to learn about what's on your ballot, and more.
Text 'APIAVOTE' to 313131 to pledge to vote and recieve reminders via text! You may also sign up to recieve more updates about voter registration deadlines, ballot and candidate information, as well as reminders to vote.
Election Day is on Tuesday, November 6, 2018—we’ll be electing many of our elected officials, at the federal, state, and local levels.
Have questions or need help voting? Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683). Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Tagalog.