Know Your Rights: A Californian’s Guide to Voting!

A Voting Checklist
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th
 

You must be registered to vote.  You can check to make sure you are  registered to vote this November in San Diego county here.

If You Vote in Person, You Need to Know Your Polling Site. You can vote at your assigned polling place between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. on November 6th. Your polling place is listed on the back of the sample ballot you receive in the mail a few weeks before Election Day, or you can find out where you vote here.

Leer este artículo en español.

Know Your Rights.  You can download a California Voter Empowerment brochure so that you can know all your rights as you head to the polls.  You can also download this Know Your Rights card you can take with you to your polling place on Election Day! Descargar el folleto en español aquí. Descargar la tarjeta en español aquí. Also available in Vietnamese: Chúng tôi cũng có thẻ bằng tiếng Việt.

Download a Smart Phone App.  Here is a cool, free iPhone app that tells you everything you need to know about voting!

Volunteer to Help Us Protect the Vote on Election Day! Click here to learn how you can get involved!

Also: Learn about the propositions on the November ballot.  You can download our ballot recommendation sheet so you can vote the civil liberties ticket all the way up and down the ballot!

If you feel like your right to vote has been threatened or violated, please email us at letmevote@aclusandiego.org.

Learn About Voter Suppression Across the Nation

Almost 50 years after the Voting Rights Act was enacted to put an end to widespread discriminatory voting practices that were disenfranchising millions of people, we again are seeing a nationwide attack on the right to vote.  As Laura Murphy, director of the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office puts it, “Feels like we are back in 1965 again.”  Learn more about how we can combat this effort on our national website.