National Voter Registration Day: 5 Simple Things Everyone Under 30 Needs to Know About Voting

Here are the 5 things every millennial should know about voting in the upcoming 2012 election:

1) You can probably vote by mail. In 30 states, any person can vote by mail. If you’re at school, every state in the country allows you to vote by mail in your hometown.

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2) You can claim residency at your college address. Don’t care about what’s going on back home? Starting to care about local issues in your college town? Register at school. You have the right to do this, even if you’re a freshman.

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