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The clock’s ticking with Election Day on November 5, which also serves as a reminder that we’re almost a year away from Election Day 2020. This the perfect time to engage folks online with “Get Out the Vote” (GOTV) content. Lucky for you, we already know what’s performing the best — no guesswork necessary.

But before we dive in, check out this article to learn how you can launch a vote tripling campaign with ActionSprout’s Social Actions feature for Facebook.

Voter registration deadlines for the 2020 primary elections

The 2020 primary elections will be here before we know it. If people want to participate, they’re going to have to make sure they’re registered to vote in time. Fortunately, this straightforward guide makes it easy for people to mark their calendars.

Why share? Every U.S. state and territory has its own rules and deadlines, so it can be confusing for people to know when they should register to vote. Future primary voters can quickly find relevant information in this article.

I Will Vote

A simple statement with a big impact. Here, people will be able to check their voter registration status, register to vote and commit to vote — three simple actions to get the ball rolling on one clean and super-helpful page. (Note: The page is run by the Democratic National Committee.)

Why share? Sometimes people don’t even know where to start when it comes to checking their voter registration status and registering to vote. This site makes it easy. The fewer barriers to activating voters, the better!

Think it’s cool not to care about elections? Think again.

A student at Virginia Commonwealth University makes the argument for why fellow students, and Americans in general, should vote. More and more, apathy and feeling uninformed are becoming less valid excuses for staying home. And that’s refreshing.

Why share? This column gives us a little bit of perspective about how people in generations before us fought for our voting rights. It should be our duty to uphold those values

Remembering Rep. Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings fought with an unmatched fierceness to make sure every American has the right to vote. He continued to champion voter rights issues until his passing earlier this month

Why share? Cummings’ life’s work is a reminder that we shouldn’t take our voting rights for granted. It’s only fitting to pay tribute to him by going to the polls.

Bonus: Itching for more GOTV content? We rounded up top-performing content last week, too!