Get Ready to Vote

It’s never too early to share information about how individuals can be ready to vote in the general election on November 3, 2020. 

The following templates are meant to help you and your nonprofit begin to engage your staff, volunteers, members, clients, and community as potential voters by explaining how they can be ready to vote well ahead of Election Day. The templates also provide tangible steps for them to get involved in the democratic process.

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We not only encourage you to read and copy the information from the templates, we are asking you to do it! You can give us credit by tagging us in social media posts on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.


Templates
Email or Letter

Dear [ Name of Receiver], 

Are you ready to vote in the election on November 3? At [insert organization] we believe it’s never too early to make sure you’re ready to make your voice heard in the fall election. To help you prepare, we created a simple checklist you can follow: 

You can find most of this information at canivote.org and ballotready.org.

Already prepared for the election? Fantastic! Share the checklist with three friends, family members, or neighbors so they’re prepared, too!

[Organization signature]

 
Mobile Text Message

Hi! I’m [name of sender] with [insert organization] and we’re making sure our community is ready for the election on Nov 3. Prepare by checking your voting information at canivote.org then share this text with 3 others to make sure they’re ready to vote! 

 
Facebook Post

Get ready to vote today! 

It’s never too early to make sure you are prepared to cast your ballot by November 3. 

  • Look up your voter registration status
  • Learn about what your options are for casting your ballot
  • Find out what’s on your ballot 
  • Check if you need ID to vote 

Use canivote.org and ballotready.org to make sure you’re #voteready and share this post so your friends and family can get ready to vote, too!

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Twitter Post

Don’t wait! Get #voteready today: 

  • Look up your voter registration status
  • Learn about what your options are for casting your ballot
  • Find out what’s on your ballot 
  • Check if you need ID to vote 

@canivote.org and @BallotReady

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Video Chat Message

Thank you for attending [insert webinar or meeting title]. While we’re waiting to get started, we encourage you to get ready to vote by…

  • Looking up your voter registration status
  • Learning about what your options are for casting your ballot
  • Finding out what’s on your ballot 
  • And checking if you need and ID to vote 

You can use canivote.org and ballotready.org to find all of this information!

 


Tips

Make it more interactive by creating or using a checklist graphic to share with your posts. It may even be something they can print out and actively check off as they complete tasks to make sure they are ready to vote.

Utilize common hashtags like #voteready or #2020elections to amplify your posts on Facebook or Twitter.

Have questions or want more assistance from us? Visit our Resources pages to learn more about how we can directly assist you.