Voter Engagement Resource Library

Toolkits & Guides

Hosting a Candidate Forum

To-do lists, dos and don'ts, and a planning timeline, as well as tips on how to attract candidates, select a format, publicize the event, and ensure your forum stays nonpartisan.

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Toolkits & Guides

Voting & Elections: A 501(c)(3) Guide

This introduction to 501(c)(3) nonprofit voter engagement work describes appropriate, legal activities and details easy ways to engage all members of your community.

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Checklists

A Voter Registration Checklist

This one-page checklist covers the basics for successful voter registration work - from making a plan to learning about the rules in your state.

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Factsheets

Candidate Appearances at Your Nonprofit Event

Understand the three situations in which candidates may appear at your nonprofit and how to ensure that it remains nonpartisan.

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Factsheets

National Voter Registration Act

Learn about the role the National Voter Registration Act plays in requiring public assistance agencies to offer voter registration to clients.

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Factsheets

Nonprofits and Ballot Measures

Find out how take a stand for or against a ballot measure, or provide neutral information about what is on the ballot.

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Posters

Register to Vote Poster

Promote voter registration at your nonprofit by printing and hanging this poster in a prominent location.

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Factsheets

What Nonprofit Staff Can Do to Promote Voting

Find out what nonprofit employees can do to promote voting and do voter education on and off the clock.

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Other

Voter Registration Training Video

This video walks examines how to ask a potential voter to register, as well as registration form fulfillment. It features two scenarios: registering a new voter and updating an address.

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Factsheets

Guidelines for Social Media to Promote Voting

Answers to common questions about using social media at your nonprofit to promote voting.

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Partner Resources

Other

Voter Registration Tool

Our voter registration tool makes registering to vote fast and easy. Developed by Rock the Vote, it uses simple prompts and state specific instructions to guide voters through the registration process.

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