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GA Secretary of State's 'My voter page'
Check registration status
Request absentee ballot
Register to vote
Find out where/when to vote
866OURVOTE ELECTION PROTECTION COALISTION HOTLINE
Seek immediate, free assistance
One common heuristic is voting based on a candidates' party identification
When does this work best?
In case you don't have time to decide how to vote for every candidate or ballot measure, what should you do?
At least vote for the choices you have had time to decide on
What is the first thing you should so to prepare to vote?
Register to vote or check your registration status
The deadline for registering to vote in Georgia is ___ days prior to Election Day
To check your voter registration status, you should go to _________
How can you register to vote?
Online at My Voter Page
By mail by going to My Voter Page
At the Department of Motor Vehicles when you get your driver's license
What are you basic options for voting?
What are the necessary steps for voting absentee?
Apply for a ballot to be sent
Decide which candidates and measures you support
Fill out the ballot and submit it by mail
What are the possible risks of voting in person?
You have time conflicts with work or school
You experience long lines upon arrival at your polling station
Why should you know how to vote in person?
Backup for voting absentee
What are the steps for voting in person?
Get a valid photo ID
Look at a sample ballot and decide which candidates and measures to support/oppose
Find out when and where you can vote
What should you remember before voting in person?
The Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page
Fully charged cell phone
The Voter Protection coalition phone number
Valid photo ID
Which of the following summarizes the rational choice model of voting?
Individuals choose to vote if the expected benefits of voting exceed the costs
The fact that the probability of casting the decisive vote is nearly zero but people still incur costs to cast a vote is called the ______ of voting
In this formula, what does D-Term represent?
The direct benefit to Voter 1 from the act of voting
The political participation theory that emphasizes the importance of inequality in money, time, and the knowledge gained from formal education in creating inequalities in the costs of voting is called the ______
resource model of voting
What prohibits 6 million adult American citizens from voting?
A felony conviction
Requiring citizens to vote by law is called ______ voting.
What is the effect of same day voter registration on turnout?
Which groups does the requirement to show photo ID at polling stations affect?
Only ___ of African Americans possess a driver's license, which they could use a form of photo ID at a polling station.
What requirements are necessary for non-English voting material?
100,000 or over 5% of the total voting age citizens are members of a single language minority group
Poor English Skills
Depressed literacy rates in the language minority group
What are some current and proposed solutions to decreasing the cost of voting related to the timing of elections?
Making Election Day a national holiday
Moving state and local elections to coincide with federal elections
Under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, Americans are guaranteed the rights to freedom of assembly and freedom of expression.
Which of the following are guaranteed under those rights?
Nonviolent public demonstrations
What part of the U.S. Constitution protects the freedom of political activists to engage in demonstrations, marches and protests?
First Amendment right to freedom of assembly
First Amendment right to free of expression
When marches, protests, or demonstrations are spontaneous and leaderless, they have the potential to turn into _______.
MLK said "Riots are the language of the ______."
What do people refuse to do during a strike?
A collective refusal to purchase a particular good or service is called a ______.
Which of the following are examples of civil disovedience?
Interference with public officials' performance of official duties
Trespassing on government or corporate property
Obstruction of vehicular traffic
Disturbing the peace
Refusal to perform military's service
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