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Civics 101: Information on Elections and Voting: Your Vote Counts!

Democracy cannot survive without citizens who participate. Use this guide to find information on when, where, and how to vote, information about candidates and issues, and information about politics in the United States.

Get Out and Vote


This guide is intended to help you find information about issues and candidates for upcoming elections in New Jersey and the United States. Please use these tools to make informed decisions, and then vote for the candidates you prefer. Your vote is important.

For more information the Youth, Power and Policy guide contains materials that cover the history of youth activism, current, and proposed activism for social justice, voter rights, immigration and youth participation in Democracy.

2021 Elections

New Jersey Division of Elections
2021 Election Information
Voter Information Portal

Voter Registration and Voting Regulations

COVID-19 and Elections

New Jersey Division of Elections
COVID-19 Election Resources

Learning about the Election Process


This guide was developed by Leslie Murtha. Revised by Amanda Carey. Atlantic Cape Community College Libraries.
Published 5/30/2020. Based on guide developed for 2016 presidential election. Last update 9/2/2020.