Voter Education Toolkit
The Department of State (DOS) is working to promote public confidence in elections and educate voters about some significant changes to elections in 2020. To this end, the Ready to Vote initiative aims to inform voters about key information, including:
- How the passage of election reforms in PA will impact elections this year and beyond.
- What voters can expect when they use the new,
more secure voting systems in place in every PA county.
How You Can Help
As a partner of DOS, you can help spread the word about the changes via your communications channels, including social media, websites, newsletters, emails, etc. Specifically:
Highlight the fact that new voting systems are secure, accessible and auditable (votespa.com/Security).
Position the PA Department of State as the trusted sources for election information:
Explain how voting is now easier and more accessible for millions of Pennsylvanians. Voters now have more options, including:
General #ReadyToVotePA Material
You can use general #ReadyToVotePA material to let people know the voting experience in PA has changed and to direct them to VotesPA.com/ReadyToVote for an easy-to-follow checklist. Here's a timeline of suggested actions to focus on:
- Voter registration
- Learn about new voting systems
- National Voter Registration Month
- Register to Vote
- Request your mail-in or absentee ballot
- Return your mail-in or absentee ballot as soon as possible
- Promote new voter registration deadline (October 19)
- Mail-in ballot deadlines (apply & return ballots)
- Election Day – November 3
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