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 " A MAN WITHOUT A VOTE IS A MAN 
  WITHOUT PROTECTION."   
-Lyndon B. Johnson

 about us 

    Know Your Vote was created with the intention to simplify the American voting process and get more people engaged in the democratic system. Our goal is to give Americans the knowledge and agency to elect progressive leaders who will protect our rights, our freedoms, and our environment. 

This coming November election is going to be one of the most important political events of our generation, and Know Your Vote wants you to be informed, prepared, and ready to make history!

 the creator 

Mariela Gandara is an artist and entrepreneur working in San Francisco who uses design and film to raise awareness and engagement of pressing social and environmental issues. She believes that it is up to each of us to help create a vision for a better world, and creates multimedia products to empower and inspire people toward that purpose.

 military and overseas
 citizens can now 
 vote from abroad. 
jamestown was founded and the first election for its leader was held.  
 1920 
 women win the 
 right to vote. 
 1789 
the constitution grants states the power to set voting requirements.
 1965 
 the voting rights act   grants minorities   protection to vote.
 1971 
 voting age is 
 lowered from 21 to 18. 
 1986 
 2016 
66% of registered 
voters did not vote in the 2016 election. 
 1868 
Citizenship is guaranteed  to all persons born or 
naturalized in the usa. 

 the history of voting 

 the history of voting 

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