REGISTRATION & REQUIREMENTS
To register, a person must sign and complete a voter registration application. When completing the application, you must provide your full name, address, date of birth, and citizenship status. In addition, the application must be signed.
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Must be at least 18 years old
- Must be a resident of the county
Some people choose not to vote. The reason for why some people choose not vote is because they might think their vote wont make a difference, or may not count.
STRAIGHT TICKET: A ballot on which all votes have been cast for candidates of the same party.
SPLIT TICKET: A ballot on which not all votes have been cast for candidates of the same party.
BALLOT FATUGUE: When there are several names on a political ballot, and voters choose to ignore some candidates when there are too many choices.
AMENDMENTS DEALING WITH VOTING
15- Can not be denied voting rights due to race
17- We get to vote for senators
19- Allowed women to vote
23- Residents in D.C. can vote for presidency
24- Ended poll taxes
26- Changed voting age from 21 to 18