until the 2020 elections!
1. Voter Registration:
Check your registration deadline here
Find out if your state has mail-in or email registration
Check that you are registered here
Check that your family members are registered, including college students
For new neighbors, add registration information to your welcome wagon
New job? New address? Check any lifecycle event which could effect registration
All voter ID laws for primary states are explained here
2. Need to vote absentee or want to vote early?
All states will mail absentee ballots to voters who request one. The voter may return the ballot by mail or in person.
In 20 states, an excuse is required, while 27 states and the District of Columbia permit any qualified voter to vote absentee without offering an excuse.
Visit your state or territorial election office website and look for “Absentee Voting” or “Voting By Mail.” If you don’t see either term quickly, try using the site’s search tool.
JAC AROUND TOWN
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Every issue we care about is on the ballot in 2020
Women's health and reproductive choice
A strong US-Israel relationship
Real religious freedom, protecting the rights of minorities
Standing up to anti-Semitism
Compassionate, comprehensive immigration reform
Reducing gun violence
Historic high numbers of
women running for office at
Pollsters report high level of
This is our year to make a difference: What will you do?
Check our Get out The Vote Resources
Voter Suppression & Its Threat in 2020
Jewish Values, American Issues
Educate * Advocate * Empower
JEF: The JAC Education Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to education and communication for the American Jewish Community. We work to educate and empower our members and to protect and maintain Jewish values in addressing current American issues.
We believe in active, effective advocacy through in-depth information about the issues at stake, encouraging interaction and personal communication using the best practices on traditional and innovative social media.