It is primary season! Make sure YOU are ready to cast your ballot in these important elections by confirming you registration status with our verification tool.
Your calendar is already overloaded and overwhelming. It’s nearly impossible to remember voter dates – trust us, we know! That’s why we’re excited to share this awesome deadline reminder tool so you never miss a voting date again.
According to the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), military voters were 27% less likely to have voted in 2020 than civilian voters. A huge factor behind this discrepancy are the unique obstacles that military voters face when trying to cast their ballots – from complicated residency questions to international mail delays.
Secure Families Initiative is dedicated to promoting voter participation among military families, and ensuring that our community can cast our ballots without hesitation or complication. As part of that mission, we want to do our part to combat mis- and dis-information as it relates to voting and elections.
In a typical year, absentee military voters face disproportionate challenges to the ballot box. In 2020, the complications of a worldwide pandemic and slower USPS delivery times have created even more challenges to successfully casting our ballots. Secure Families Initiative is gathering information so we can accurately tell the story of military voting challenges […]
“Omg I can’t wait to vote on November 3…” HOLD UP! If you’re a military voter living away from your voting residence, YOUR Ballot Day comes 45 days early! That’s right, THIS SATURDAY is when absentee military voters start to get their ballots from their election offices. TODAY is the best time to make sure […]
You are registered to vote and know the value of your voice. Now it’s time to multiply your impact by taking our Vote Tripling Challenge. What is Vote Tripling? Vote Tripling is relational voter outreach to increase voter turnout. Our Vote Tripling Challenge is a pledge to remind at least 3 people in your life […]
In many ways, the year 2020 feels more like a dozen years. But believe it or not, voter deadlines for the November 3 general election are just around the corner. We have researched and compiled the important deadlines into a state-by-state chart to make sure you don’t miss your chance to make your voice heard.
Military and military family voters are no stranger to casting a ballot by mail. But the global Coronavirus pandemic has brought the importance of vote-by-mail into clear focus. Unfortunately, the discussion around the importance of a safe, vote from home option has been mired by fears of voter fraud. At Secure Families Initiative, we support […]
Spouses stationed overseas face the same barriers to absentee voting as their service members do — sometimes, even more! Michigan’s statehouse is considering a bill that would allow overseas service members to submit their absentee ballots online. We support this bill, and we want it amended to include military spouses and of-age children.