Caterina Rost is a graduate student of American Studies and political science (University of Leipzig, Germany & University of Massachusetts-Amherst). She is currently writing her Master's thesis about the party's youth outreach efforts in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. For that research, she has traveled through the country throughout the last three months documenting voting outreach and mobilization efforts by the Democratic party.
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
Polling hours on Election Day: Varies by state/localityMy Polling Place