What happens when you won’t be near your polling place on Election Day?
Although there are options like voting by mail and voting early in some states, there is no national system to vote online or on a specified day before Election Day.
Although you can register to vote online, you still need to cast a ballot in person or by mail.
Some states and organizations have suggested using blockchain architecture as a way to ensure security, but there has been no consensus on if this method is completely airtight — it certainly won’t be in effect for the near future.
If you’re looking for alternative ways to vote, read these pages on our site:
VOTING EARLY OR BY MAIL
Making your voting plans early can help make sure your vote counts each election cycle. If you’ll be away from your polling place on Election Day, or simply prefer not to vote in person, you may be able to vote early or absentee, depending on your state’s rules.
More information about these kinds of voting are outlined on our site here: