Voting Resources2020-10-28T09:46:34-05:00

Voter Resources for 2020

The people who will have the power to make decisions impacting every aspect of children’s lives are on the ballot this election season. We want to help you get prepared and empowered to cast your vote and give you what you need to ensure your vote is on behalf of children. Explore our three new voter resources:


Vote Because:
Your Vote Matters
at Every Level

Learn the impact of your vote at the local, state, and national level. View the guide in English. Ver la guía en español.

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Vote for children 

Vote Because:
Children Are
Counting on You

Explore the children’s issues that are at stake in this election. View the guide. Ver la guía en español.

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Vote Because:
You Can Use Your Power
to Vote for Children

Find resources for making a plan to vote smartly and safely. View the guide. Ver la guía en español.

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We need to get up and go vote. It’s time to stand up for ourselves.

– Safalani, elementary-aged CDF Freedom Schools® scholar

Voting in California, Minnesota, Ohio, or Texas? Check out these state-specific voter guides

Make sure you’re registered to vote

Making sure you’re registered to vote is the crucial first step to making your voice heard. We’ve teamed up with When We All Vote make it easy for ALL eligible voters to register to vote. Visit our voter registration portal today.

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– Former First Lady Michelle Obama, in a video recorded for the Children’s Defense Fund

Your vote will help shape our children’s futures.
Make sure you’re registered and ready to vote today!

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