How To Make Sure Your Vote Counts In 2020

by Steven Rosenfeld

This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute (IMI).

The 2020 general election is not just historic because of the stakes. The shift to voting from home with mailed-out ballots is unprecedented. Any new process can be confusing. But voting is a methodical process, even if some of the steps seem unnecessary or were designed to suppress participation.

Three Steps

   The voting process has three stages. First is registration. Second is getting one’s ballot. Third is voting and turning in the ballot. Focus on these steps one at a time—as part of a plan.

Click the link above to read the full article on-line. We got a belated response from IMI about reprinting the whole thing, so we are leaving it just a teaser and the link.  Although it has been promoted as a “voter’s guide,” it is strictly non-partisan and not candidate oriented, just helping people understand and jump through all the hoops and obstacles to voting this year, especially amid the continuing COVID pandemic.


Here’s another similar effort, specifically focused on lefties in Los Angeles:

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