Election season may seem far off, but planning early for a fall election season is a smart move. Some of you have voted in elections before, some haven't. If you are a United States citizen, it is your right, and some would say your duty, to vote. Whether you choose to vote in New London or Los Angeles, plan now to vote then. If you would like to vote, follow the four steps below.
Where do you feel most connected? Where you are now? At school? Do you feel strongly about a city, county, or state issue? Are you more interested in, and only likely to vote in, the national election?
“New Hampshire election law provides college students with a special privilege when determining where they register to vote. A college student in New Hampshire may choose as his/her voting domicile, either the domicile he/she held before entering college or the domicile he/she has established while attending college." Voting as a College Student in New Hampshire and Voter Registration.
Be aware that by registering to vote in New London, you are declaring yourself a resident of New London and will not be eligible to vote in your “home” elections until the next election cycle and then you will need to register to vote there.Additionally, if you receive state financial aid from a state other than New Hampshire, registering to vote here may impact your financial aid. To find out if this would affect you, contact the Financial Aid Office. For more information about voting in New Hampshire, visit the New Hampshire Secretary of State's webpage for elections.
Think of yourself as a citizen of three spheres of influence, town/state/nation.
What are the big issues in each of those spheres and, thus, each of those elections?
What are your sources of information?
Remember to try to get as complete a picture as possible by reviewing multiple source