Voting and Elections
It's time for the 2012 elections! This is your chance to speak up for a peaceful and secure future. Make your vote count for peace by registering to vote, learning about the candidates, and researching the issues. Below are a number of resources to help amplify your voice this election season.
Register to Vote
Be sure that you're registered to vote. Make sure that your family and friends are registered too. Click here to register today!
Do Your Research
- Be informed about the candidates and races in your area.
- Learn about WAND's issues by downloading our Afghanistan Fact Sheet, Nuclear Weapons Fact Sheet, or National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security Fact Sheet
- Find out how your current members of Congress have voted on WAND's priority issues. Look up your member in our online congressional directory and then click on the 'Votes' tab in his or her profile.
Keep up with current candidate stances on topics that are important to you by paying attention to the news, and watching the Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates!
Write a Letter to the Editor
Influence your candidates and reach other people in your community by writing a letter to the editor in response to election coverage. View WAND's tips for writing effective letters to the editor.
Know Where to Vote
Many Americans do not exercise their right to vote simply because they do not know where to go. Be in the know and make your voice heard! Click here to locate your polling place.