SOUTH ASIANS VOTE

Shape America.
Participate in Democracy

South Asians have been part of the American fabric for over 200 years, and our community has grown by 40% in just the last decade. But our voices are still often unheard. It's time for a cultural shift.

By exercising our right to vote, we can uplift the voices of our community, and ensure our interests are being represented in areas such as housing, education, healthcare, and immigration.

Change happens when we participate in our democracy. Change begins with all of us.

Days to Take Action
for the 2020 Election

Get Involved, Register, and Vote!

Countdown ends on November 3 at midnight ET

Days
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STEP ONE

Register: Become a voter

STEP TWO

Plan: Get informed & Create a Plan

Language Assistance

Have a question about the voting process or experiencing difficulties voting in person?

CALL THE ELECTION PROTECTION HOTLINE.​

– For English 1-866 OUR VOTE
– Bengali, Hindi, or Urdu 1 888 274 8683

STEP THREE

VOTE: Cast your ballot

ABSENTEE VOTING

The rules on absentee voting by mail are different in every state and you must request a ballot ahead of time.

EARLY VOTING

Early voting rules differ by state and may not always be an option. ​There are also changes because of COVID-19.​

election day voting

Grab your mask and head over to your local polling location​. Plan ahead by confirming your polling place.​

did you know?

In 2020, there are ~2.5 million eligible
voters of South Asian descent.

Pew Research Center analysis of 2018 American Community Survey data

What else can I do?

FILL OUT THE
2020 CENSUS

The 2020 Census is underway – it is important to make sure you are counted. Participation helps determine the distribution of political power and money from the federal government to our communities.

VOLUNTEER AS
A POLL WORKER​

There is currently a shortage of poll workers across America due to COVID-19, which could mean closed polling locations and long delays for the election. Make it easier for people to vote by being a poll worker.

VOLUNTEER AS
A POLL MONITOR

Help fellow Americans navigate the voting process and cast their votes. This may include remotely monitoring polling locations, driving between polling locations, and more.

VOLUNTEER WITH
SOUTH ASIANS VOTE

Join this volunteer-run movement and help activate the South Asian diaspora across United States. Roles include social media, partnerships, content creation, research, marketing, and more.

Get Updates

Sign up for important election updates, events, volunteer opportunities and reminders that will help you vote with ease and confidence.

Use our hashtag when you share!

#SouthAsiansVote

South Asians Vote is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit and volunteer-run movement to increase voter turnout and civic engagement within the South Asian diaspora.

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