Election Central

Your one-stop source for getting election updates, getting ready to vote, and getting involved!









To Protect the Vote

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Support our Protect the Vote initiative

All funds will go directly to support MWEG's Protect the Vote campaign, including calls to action and the tools and resources in Election Central.

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Election Information 

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Get Ready to Vote!

Register to vote
Check your voter registration
See what's on your ballot
Find your polling and/or ballot drop-off locations
Voter Checklist

Use the map and links to quickly see how and when to vote in your state. 

Click your state on the map to see important voting information: how you can apply for an absentee ballot, your deadline to request an application, early in-person voting dates, and your mail ballot deadline.

Click the name of your state on the right to follow links to your state's website where you can request a mail in ballot.

Map Key
Blue States =  Ballots automatically mailed to active voters.
White =   No excuse needed for absentee ballots.
Red = Excuse required for absentee ballots.
Pink =  Allowing for COVID-19 as a valid excuse for absentee ballots.
Please always check your state's election website for updates. 
Map Sources: Axios & MWEG

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Stay up to date on the latest election news.

Find information on your state's voting policies, registration deadlines, and more on this spreadsheet.

Get Involved 

100 Days

to take action


Yesterday's Action: 

Remind at least three friends that it will likely take several days to have all ballots tallied and results finalized.

Today's Action:

Today is the day, go vote!  


Calls to Action

Protecting the vote is as easy as ABC:

ASK CONGRESS for adequate election funding
BE HEARD - write an op-ed or letter to the editor
COORDINATE efforts at the state and local level

Find out more about MWEG's Protect the Vote initiative, including more resources and ways you can get involved.

I voted stickers with text: Voter Preparation Party

Host a Voter Preparation Party

 What is a Voter Preparation Party?

It's an opportunity to discuss candidates and issues on your ballot with local friends and neighbors, to crowdsource information and work collaboratively to be an informed voter. 

Find all the information and materials you need here:



Voter Prep Party Materials
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Many states are facing a shortage of poll workers for the upcoming election. Poll workers help voters check in, maintain physical distance in lines, understand their ballots, and cast their votes. They will also ensure a safe voting environment by wiping down machines and equipment.

An adequate number of election workers is essential to keeping our election safe and accessible.


Sign Up to be an Election Worker


100 More! Years Securing and Protecting the Vote Contest

From September 2-22, earn points as you complete actions that will help you and others be prepared for November's election.

Find out more here.

The Poll Workers Fix: New Players for an Old Problem

Join us Wednesday, September 16, 11 am MT/1 pm ET for this event with Power the Polls and March to the Polls.

Learn about becoming a poll worker - how to sign up, what poll workers do, and why you should consider becoming one this year!

Register here today!

Past Events

Protect the Vote Deep Hive announcement

Protect the Vote Deep Hive

We held a Deep Dive (well, *hive* in this case) to learn about taking action to Protect the Vote in the next critical 100 days.

Registered members of MWEG can watch the recording by going to the Members Only Video section on the MWEG Portal. Learn how to complete a Call to Action - at federal and state levels. Find answers to some of your burning questions about how to be the most engaged and informed voter possible, and how to help others do the same. And see what simple actions you can take today to Protect the Vote!

If you aren't an MWEG member you can sign up here.

Join us as we GROW. Vote-by-mail and applying for an absentee ballot

Vote-by-Mail GROW

Our Protect the Vote team walks you through the ins and outs of voting by mail and applying for an absentee ballot. They answer some frequently asked questions about absentee ballots, and provide resources to find the application requirements and deadlines for your state.

You can re-watch in the MWEG Discussion Group on Facebook, available to MWEG members who have created an account in the MWEG Portal. You can join future GROWs via Zoom (links in the Portal) or the Facebook Discussion Group.

Don't have an account yet? Create one here.

100 more years securing and protecting the vote

100 More! GROW

We're launching a fun competition to help get out the vote! Get a sneak preview of our "100 More! Years Securing and Protecting the Vote" competition by watching the recording in the MWEG Discussion Group on Facebook.

And get ready to join the fun by helping people register to vote, encouraging friends to learn about candidates and issues on their ballot, signing up to be a poll worker, and more!

To really get in on the action, you'll need to be part of your MWEG chapter. If you already have a Portal account, find your chapter here.

Don't have an account yet? Create one here.