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Where’s my polling place?

A lot of folks have shed a lot of sweat for us to have the right to vote.

Here’s how to find the polling locations in your state using either a voter lookup application or other information at your Secretary of State (or Commonwealth) website.

I was surprised (and saddened) to learn that not all states have a voter lookup tool. Lots of state voting websites fail to clearly answer (sometimes, fail to even articulate) the question: Where do I go to vote? or Where is my polling place?

Find your state voter lookup application or your state website focused on voter information.

And here’s when your polls open and close.

Photo: 1920 Democratic convention. Left to right, seated: Miss Dortch of Tennessee; Mrs. Richard Edwards. Left to right, standing: Mary McDowell of Chicago, Adah Bush of Indiana, Patty Jacobs, Mrs. Maud Wood Park, Mrs. Simmons of Portland, Oregon, Mrs. James Paige of Minneapolis. League of Women Voters Archive.

By Kathy E. Gill

Digital evangelist, speaker, writer, educator. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill

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