Easy Ways to be Politically Active

by Angelique Platas

Mar 10, 2019

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No matter which way you lean, finding a way to be politically active is easier than you might think. Get involved in your local community or think globally and educate yourself on the bigger picture — either way, it’s better to be actively in the know.


First things first, learn about your local politics and where you stand. A few easy ways to get more educated on the subject of politics is to sit in on town hall meetings, city council meetings or get to know your local representative. Twitter users, start by following some experts in the field. Soon you will have a news feed of interesting, topical and important political information.


If you already know what side you’re on and what topics you’re passionate about, you can register to volunteer for political campaigns or even act on behalf of your political party. Democrats and Republicans each have their own link, but there’s also a whole list of political parties worth looking into.


By joining a campaign that interests you, you can actively participate in the political discussion and make sure your voice is heard.


Another opportunity to get involved, volunteer at a polling station. Get registered to vote and sign up to help through the Election Assistance Commission’s website.


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