Deadlines Coming Up Fast—Register to Vote!

Friday, October 5, 2012 - 10:30am

It’s hard to believe that we’re just about a month away from Election Day! With so much attention on the race for the White House, it’s easy to overlook that fact that there are a lot of other elections happening that day, too.

On November 6, all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are up for grabs, and so are 33 out of 100 Senate seats. And when you go to vote, many of you will also be choosing city council members, mayors, state-level representatives and governors. We can’t tell you who to vote for, but we encourage you to use online resources to research your candidates’ positions and voting records on the issues that matter to you.

It’s not too late to register to vote, but please don’t delay—there are several states with voter registration deadlines as soon as Saturday, October 6. In many states, you can register online in just minutes through sites like

There are a lot of weighty issues facing our country, and you can help make a difference this election. Please register to vote!