Teen Vote 2020

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Your vote is your voice — it is your way to make sure your needs and interests are being represented. If you will be 18 on or before Nov. 3rd, you can register now and vote in the 2020 election. Even if you are not old enough to vote yet, you are never too young to learn how to get involved. Check out this collection of resources.

Borrow one of Stratford Library’s election-themed YA books:

Click the book cover to view the title in the Library catalog.

Most Likely (by Sarah Watson)

The Voting Booth (by Brandy Colbert)

The State of Us (by Shaun David Hutchinson)

You Say It First (by Katie Cotugno)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Running (by Natalia Sylvester)

Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom (by Lynda Blackmon Lowery)

Votes of Confidence (by Jeff Fleischer)

The Electoral College and the Popular Vote (by Lisa Idzikowski)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out this 2020 Election Reading List for teens:

https://www.nypl.org/books-more/recommendations/election2020/teens

VOTER REGISTRATION & INFORMATION
FOR CONNECTICUT
:

Connecticut Fact Sheet for First Time Voters

Voters Eligibility

Voter ID FAQ

Register to Vote online

Register to Vote – paper application form
(English & Spanish)

Voters with Disabilities

VOTING:

Stratford Election Information & Results

Voter Registration Lookup & Polling Place Locator

MAIL-IN VOTING

Absentee Voting: Instructions & Absentee Ballot Fact Sheet

Town of Stratford Application for Absentee Ballot

HAVING DIFFICULTY FINDING INFORMATION AND CUTTING THROUGH BIAS?

Cut through the hype and get you to the info you need:
Young Voter’s Guide to Social Media & the News

TOO YOUNG TO VOTE?

Find ways you can make a difference:
8 Ways You Can Make a Difference-Even if You Can’t Vote.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Election Day: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020.

  • Online Voter Registration Deadline: October 27th (11:59 pm).
  • Mail Postmark Voter Registration Deadline: October 27th.
  • In-Person Voter Registration Deadline: October 27th.
  • Absentee Ballots Available: Friday, October 2nd.
  • Absentee Ballots Received by Local Town Clerk (or will not be counted) + Close of Polls (8 pm): November 3rd.

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