Voting differs greatly from state to state. These voting guides make it easy to know your state’s voting options, deadlines, and how to track your ballot to make sure it’s counted.

How do you request a mail-in ballot? Do you need to request a mail-in ballot, or is it automatically sent? What if you want to vote in person early to avoid crowds? Where do you drop off your ballot if you don’t want to put it in the mail? And how can you track it to make sure it has been recorded? Slate and The New York Times each put together helpful guides for each state to offer information on how to vote safely, effectively, and how to make sure your voice is heard and your vote is counted.

If you already requested a mail-in ballot, many states are mailing those in the next week or two. Early voting begins soon for many states as well. Keep your eye out, and be sure to vote early!

SLATE: The Best Way To Vote In Every State
NEW YORK TIMES: How To Vote In the Election In Your State

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