This LibGuide brings together important sites of current information regarding the United States of America 2016 Presidential race
Last Updated: Oct 26, 2017
You cast your vote at a polling place or polling station.
How do I report a problem with a voting machine at a polling station?
If you have a problem with your voting machine at your polling location, let your local poll workers know. You can also contact your state/territorial election office.
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Some states require you to show a government-issued ID to prove your identity before you can enter the voting booth.Contact your state election office to find out if you need to bring some form of government-issued identification with you to the polls.
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Voting guides may provide information about a candidate's views or answers to certain questions. Various sources, such as issue-specific organizations and newspapers, produce these guides. The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, produces an online voter guide where you can find a sample ballot, candidates’ answers to specific questions, and links to the candidates’ websites.
Above information extracted from the USA.GOV website.
In 2013 North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law HB 589 establishing the VOTER INFORMATION VERIFICATION ACT which requires, among other things, that a voter present a government-issued photo ID at the polls. Implementation of the law was set for 2016. The legality of the voter identification law has been challenged with a trial set to begin in federal court.
North Carolina is not the only state that has voter identification laws in effect for 2016 as indicated below:
State-by-State In-Effect Voter ID Requirements