Should I Start My Ballot Research Now? Yes!

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2020-09-28

US Voters: This year, in King County WA, I have 36 choices to make an educated choice on. Most of you will have similarly broad choices to make, from endless propositions to various seats of government. I typically spend in the order of 40 hours working out how I’m going to vote on my ballot. That’s not to say that you have to spend that much time, but that it does take time and it’s time worth investing.

Early Voting In Person

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2020-08-15

In many states you can vote early in person. Given Trumps efforts to undermine the postal service, if this is available in your area it may be worth considering (and is generally a great option to avoid long lines). The US Vote Foundation has an excellent chart of all the methods and options available. vote.org also has great information and tools, including election reminders. Here’s a breakdown of when voting starts, with links giving details.