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Why Should You Vote?

All of the programs on Bridge to Benefits are public programs. They are meant to serve the needs of our communities. You can affect how these programs work, how much they are funded, or even help to create new programs by voting and participating in the political process.  Voting is powerful.

If you are a U.S. citizen who at least is 18 years of age, voting is your right.

If you were ever convicted of a felony, but you are off paper, off probation and off parole, you can vote too. You don't need to do anything to restore your right to vote, except register.

To register to vote or to learn more about how to vote, click here.

Downloadable voter registration form.  Fill it out, print it off, and drop it in the mail or at your local election office.

You can also vote by absentee ballot.  To vote absentee, you must first apply for an absentee ballot.  Applications are available during a period beginning 75 days before Election Day and ending at noon on the day before the election.  Once you have submitted your application, your absentee ballot will be mailed to you, unless you indicate on the application that you would prefer to have someone pick it up for you.  Downloadable absentee ballot application

Remember: Kids can't vote, but you can vote for kids.