Ok so you want to register to vote. I do, too. And I’m not going to lie — even with a plethora of online tools, I found many aspects of the process confusing. Depending on your level of comfort with Facebook-based apps versus appetite for poorly-designed government websites, there are different ways to go. Here are some options.
Do you want to be led through all the steps at a fairly (although not completely) easy-to-use National Voting Registry website? A similar step-by-step guide at Rock the Vote (old school!). There’s also TurboVote. All offer nicer user experience (sorry) than the government but can also feel a bit opaque.
Another easy to use tool is over at Our Time.
In Washington state, you can register with a Facebook app.
If you live in North Dakota, you don’t have to register at all. Go to the polls with a state-issued ID or piece of mail.
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