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University of Minnesota

Kathryn A. Martin Library

Make Your Vote Count: Be Informed and Confident on Election Day

It's important to vote, but sometimes, voting can feel like taking a test you didn’t study for. Use this guide to learn about preparing to vote, finding credible resources about candidates and issues, and criteria and methods for evaluating information.

Resources to Get Informed

Take action: Use the resources below to research candidates and issues that will be on your ballot in the upcoming election. What can you find out about candidates' backgrounds and stances on big issues?