Soon all of the primary elections around the country will be over and the number of candidates will have been narrowed. If it is important to you to know how a candidate spends their political contributions or where their contributions come from, you can use our website to research the campaign finance reports of your favorite candidates.
Campaign finance reports must be filed by all candidates and are available at the national, state, county and city level. The reports can be searched by type of office, name of candidate or committee name and even by the name of the contributor.… Read More
As you know, in addition to the upcoming presidential election, there are numerous local, state and national elections coming up this year. If you haven’t already registered to vote or if you’ve recently moved, now would be a good time to verify your voter registration, and either register or update your information so that you’ll be ready to vote for your favorite candidate or issues.
Using our “Voter Records and Elections Information” website, you can access links to online voter registration records by state. Most states will have links at the state, county and city level. Here is … Read More
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced that all registered voters in Ohio will be receiving absentee ballot applications for the November 6th election in their mailboxes. “This mailing represents an unprecedented move toward uniformity, accessibility and fairness in Ohio’s elections process,” Secretary Husted said. “For the first time voters in all 88 counties will receive an application to vote by mail – turning their kitchen table into a voting booth.” More than 6 million absentee applications were sent out on August 31st. A second supplemental mailing will go out in early October to voters who registered or updated … Read More
Voting is one of the most important rights that we have as citizens. It is also one of our greatest responsibilities. Eligibility to vote in the United States is determined by both federal and state law. You must be at least 18 years old at the time of the election, a United States citizen, and a resident of the state, county, and precinct for which you are voting. Most states also have requirements regarding felony convictions and mental competency. Additionally, most states require that you register in advance of Election Day, but some offer registration on Election Day. North Dakota … Read More
Are you registered to vote? Who’s running for what office? Where do you go cast your ballot, and when? These are all important questions in the democratic process of voting and elections. The United States grants every citizen over the age of 18 the right to vote. Thanks to laws such as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), we also have the right to view records and other information related to the election process.
Voter registration records will typically contain information that you provided when you registered to vote. This information can include address, name, and date of birth. Voter … Read More