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How to Vote


​​Voting for children this November is a small act that can make a big difference. Take these steps to make sure that you can #VoteKids on November 6th:

Register to vote and get to know your state process

Make sure you are registered to vote and be aware of your state's voting deadlines/restrictions. Please visit Vote.org and:


Know your ballot options

In addition to in-person voting on election day, many states offer other options to ensure your ballot is complete and will be counted despite your busy schedule. This is especially important for conference attendees and their voting age family members who are traveling to the 2018 AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE) in Orlando- the last day of the conference, Tuesday, November 6, is Election Day!

Polling time infographics

Download state-by-state infographics (example below) with polling times on Election Day.



​Remember to request time off to vote

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th, so be sure to give yourself time to cast your ballot, and remind your colleagues to do the same! On the state election center on Vote.org you can find your state's election resources, voting laws, and polling places. For a state by state list of polling place times, please click here​

More resources on how to Get Out the Vote for kids

Vote.org offers a one-stop hub for local voting information. Check if you're registered to vote, learn your state's voting restrictions and a description on what local issues are on the ballot.

The U.S. government has a website where you can register to vote, update your voter registration, and check your state's voting laws/voter ID requirements.