Get Ready to Vote: Make a Voting Plan


Studies show that you are more likely to make it to the polls if you actively make a plan to vote. In the hustle and bustle of life, it's easy to get distracted. Make a plan and make certain to vote. After you make your plan, please share it with your friends and family on Facebook and Twitter and remind them to vote too.


Pledge to Vote.

Make a commitment to vote by making a pledge to vote this year (and every year).  

When you sign up, we will send voting and election information to help you make a plan, get informed,  and get ready to make your vote count.

Register to Vote.

It takes less than five minutes to sign up online. Sign up today.  You can register to vote online at least 23 days before the election OR at the polls when you go vote. 

Confirm your Voter Registration Status.

Are you registered to vote? Have you moved or changed your name? Are the city's records accurate? Confirm and Update your Voter Registration here >>  If your voter registration is not accurate, you can update your voter registration in less than five minutes online at least 23 days before the election OR at the polls when you go vote. 

Mark your calendar. 

The General Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2018. 

  • Voting Early. Early voting is a great way to make certain voting fits with your schedule ... and you will get to avoid those long lines! Early voting begins two weeks before Election Day.  Find an early voting location near you  >>
  • Voting by Mail. Whether you are out of town on election day or just too busy to get to the polls, voting by mail may be a great way to make your voice heard.  Apply for an Absentee Ballot >>
  • Voting on Election Day. Polls are open from 7am until 8pm. Even if you've voted before, polling locations can change. It's a good idea to make certain you know where you should go to vote before you leave the house.  Find your polling location here >

Get informed

Find out what's on your ballot and compare the candidates on the issues with our Voter Guide at  At VOTE411, you will be asked to enter your address to create your personal ballot.