The best way to elect politicians who support progressive causes is by registering more people to vote!

  1. Learn the basics about voter pre-registration and registration. In order to pre-register to vote, you have to be between 16 and 18 years old. To register to vote, you have to be at least 18 years old.

  2. Talk to your school administration, and find a date and time. It would be important to talk to your school administration and work with them to find a good time, date and location for you to host your drive. It’s important, especially with unfriendly administrations, to stress that your efforts are nonpartisan. Models that have been successful include: first period/home room, lunch hour, at the end of the school day, assembly.

  3. Learn How to Register Voters. Visit to learn about mail-in voter registration forms. A sample form is included on the back of this page. Alternatively, you can do online registration! All you need to register someone online is their learner’s permit or driver’s license! Use to get anyone to the registration site instantly.

  4. You can find more information and resources here.