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First Time Voter Guide

Navigating The Election Process For Students & First Time Voters

A Beginners Guide To Election Rights, Rules and Regulations
by Brenda A. Gadd

First-time voters are some of the most important Americans to show up on Election Day because they represent the newest voices making their wishes for government known. Because Millennials now represent both the largest group of first-time voters and 31 percent of the population, their votes have the power to enact great change at the polls. But learning about how the voting process works and getting registered can seem overwhelming – especially for students or other young people who already have enough on their plates. The following guide simplifies what it takes to cast your first vote and offers helpful advice to prepare you for the polls. Keep reading to learn how easy it is to make a difference.

Read the guide at the Accredited Schools Online website.

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