US Presidential Election:The US election takes place on Tuesday, November 8. According to laws set down in 1845 presidential elections take place on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The results will be sent to the Senate and read out on Jan 6. Before that, there’s going topresidential debates on Sept 26, Oct 9, and Oct 19. And also a vice-presidential debate on Oct 4. TheInauguration Day is Jan 20, 2017. At the moment, we’ll be discussing how you can register to vote online at thePresidential election.
US Elections 2016: Online Registration
If you need to register to vote, visit Vote.USA.gov, here. Depending on your state’s voter registration rules, the site will help you:
- Register online. This is available in 31 states including the District of Columbia.
- Download the National Mail Voter Registration Form (PDF form). You can fill it out on screen, or you can print the completed form, or print the blank form and fill it out by hand. It’s important that you sign the form before mailing it to the location listed for your state.
- Find guidance for states and territories with different registration procedures.
If you are outside the U.S., you can get information online from the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) or call an international FVAP hotline.
Register to Vote in Other Languages
The National Mail Voter Registration Form, which you must print, complete, sign, and mail to the location listed for your state,is available in Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.Voter’s guides, which include information on registering to vote, are available in Cherokee, Dakota, Navajo, and Yupik, as well as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
US Elections: Registration In-Person:
For folks who want to register in person, you’ll be able to register to vote at public facilities. Check with your state or territory election office before heading to any of these locations:
- State or local voter registration and/or election offices
- The department of motor vehicles
- Armed services recruitment centers
- State and county public assistance offices (SNAP/food stamps, WIC, services for the disabled), where you may fill out and submit a National Mail Voter Registration Form.
The new president will take the Oath of Office which is administered by the Chief Justice. He/she will then deliver the Inaugural Address setting out their stall for the next four years. They’ll then have lunch with leaders of Congress, and there’ll be a celebratory parade down Pennsylvania Avenue.