What a long, strange journey it's been. And you thought that was tough.
All across the country, college seniors are taking finals, packing up their stuff and preparing to walk across that stage. They'll grab that piece of paper they paid tens of thousands of dollars for and head out into the world, doe-eyed and full of optimism.
If they only knew what awaited them -- the wake-up call, the slap in the face, the bucket of cold water over the head that is adulthood. So here's a single Venn diagram which sums up adulthood for those graduates out there who are about to take that plunge:
BEFORE YOU GO
How to vote
Vote-by-mail ballot request deadline: Varies by state
For the Nov 3 election: States are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to the coronavirus. Each state has its own rules for mail-in absentee voting. Visit your state election office website to find out if you can vote by mail.Get more information
In-person early voting dates: Varies by state
Sometimes circumstances make it hard or impossible for you to vote on Election Day. But your state may let you vote during a designated early voting period. You don't need an excuse to vote early. Visit your state election office website to find out whether they offer early voting.My Election Office
General Election: Nov 3, 2020
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