Getting Out the Vote: American Elections 2018

As one of the most contentious elections of the recent years, the 2018 US midterms, there are many initiatives in place to get out the vote. Online registration check

This website was put in place as a mechanism to check if a person is registered, and finding your polling site. You can also view a sample ballot.

This websites allows you to find your polling place, and register to vote.

Uber and Lyft, Lime and Citi Bike

All these ride sharing companies are offering discounts to get you to the polls, and Uber and Lyft offer in-app tools to find your polling place.

Sample Ballots

In addition to, Ballotpedia, and all offer sample ballots so you can decide and plan who you vote for ahead of time.

Fact-checking organisations

Politifact and Snopes are both fact checking organisations, with these websites offering pages that examine some of the biggest issues that have been making headlines. Additionally the New York Times has removed its paywall for election day, making it free for everyone to track election news and results.

Protection from Intimidation.

Multiple hotlines and a comprehensive guide have been put up to deal with voter intimidation.

Election Protection Hotline (866-OUR-VOTE)

Department of Justice Voting Rights Hotline (800-253-3931)

ACLU comprehensive guide