2022 Elections Resources for Asian American Voters

Election Resources By State (Governmental Resources)

CaliforniaIllinoisMinnesotaNew YorkWashington

Resources from Community Organizations (Click Here)

CALIFORNIA

Voter Information

Voter Online Registration

New Voter Information

County Election Offices (Click Here to Look Up)

Statewide Ballot Measures (Click Here for Information on California Propositions)

Upcoming Elections and Candidate Information (Click Here for Information)

Find Your Polling Place (Click Here to Find Your Nearest Polling Place)

If you have questions about voting or elections, you can call one of the Secretary of State’s toll-free Voter Hotlines. Assistance is provided in ten languages.

Ways to Vote in California

Vote by Mail

Return your vote-by-mail ballot by mail with prepaid postage as long as it’s postmarked on or before Election Day and received by November 15, 2022, or in-person to a secure ballot drop box, to a voting location or your county elections office by 8:00 p.m. on November 8, 2022.

Vote Early in Person

Some counties offer early voting at a few locations before Election Day.

Contact your county elections office to see if they offer early voting.

To find county contact information, visit the Secretary of State’s website at: www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-resources/county-elections-offices.

Vote at the Polls on Election Day

Polls are open on Election Day: November 8, 2022.

The location of your polling place is printed on the back page of the county Voter Information Guide your county elections official mailed to you.

You can also find your polling place:

Back to the top

ILLINOIS

Voter Information

Voter Online Registration

Chicago Voter Information

Cook County Voter Information (County Voter Information)

County Election Offices (Click Here to Look Up)

Statewide Ballot Measures (Click Here to Look Up)

List of all Candidates: (Click Here for List)

Find Your Polling Place (Click Here to Find Your Nearest Polling Place)

Ways to Vote

Vote by Mail

Voting by mail is an option for voters to cast their ballot prior to Election Day. Voters can request a vote by mail ballot through the mail or in person.

The first day to file an application for a vote by mail ballot with the Election Authority is 8/10/2022.

Vote Early in Person

Each election authority shall determine and publish a list of the locations, dates, and hours of each early voting site in their jurisdiction.

A list of early voting hours and locations will be available on the Illinois State Board of Election’s website (www.elections.il.gov) at least 10 days prior to the beginning of any early voting period.

Early Voting Center Locations

The first day for Early Voting is 9/29/2022.

Vote at the Polls on Election Day

Election Day : 11/8/2022

Polls are open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Each voter must vote at his/her precinct polling place. Check your polling place location with the election authority for your jurisdiction. Click here to view local Election Authorities.

Back to the top

MINNESOTA

Voter Information

Minnesota Voter Information

Hennepin County Voter Information

Voter Online Registration (Click Here to Register Online)

County Election Offices (Click Here to Look Up)

Get a Sample Ballot (Click Here)

Ways to Vote

Vote by Mail

To vote by mail, apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to you. You do not need to be registered to apply.

To request an absentee ballot for 2022 elections, wait for the online absentee application to become available. You can also use one of downloadable applications available at Minnesota Secretary Of State – Vote early by mail. Return your completed absentee application to your county election office by mail, fax or email.

Ballots will be sent September 23 for the 2022 General Election.

Early Voting

You can vote early with an absentee ballot at your local elections office. If you are not registered, you can do so in person if you show proof of residence.

2022 Early Voting Dates

GENERAL ELECTION

First day to vote early in person: Friday, September 23

Last day to vote early in person: Monday, November 7

Election Day: November 8

More Information on Voting Early in Person

Vote at the Polls on Election Day

Polling places are usually open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Find more information on Election Day Voting here.

Back to the top

NEW YORK

Voter Information

Voter Registration Information (Click Here to Register Today)

County Election Offices (Click Here to Look Up)

Statewide Ballot Measures (Click Here for Information)

List of New York City Candidates (Click Here for List)

Find Your Polling Place (Click Here to Find Your Nearest Polling Place)

Ways to Vote

Absentee Voting

You may apply for an absentee ballot in any of the following ways:

  • By going in-person to your local county board of elections
  • By designating another person to deliver your application in-person to your local county board of elections and receive your ballot

Find more information on Absentee Voting here.

Early Voting

Early voting begins 10 days before the election and continues through two days before the election (not voting the day before Election Day).

General Election Early Voting: October 29-November 6

Vote at the Polls on Election Day

The general election will take place on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Back to the top

WASHINGTON

Voter Online Registration: (Click Here to Register)

County Election Offices (Click Here to Look Up)

List of Candidates: (Click Here to for List)

King County Voter Information

Proposed Initiatives (Click Here to View)

Ways to Vote

Mail-in Voting

If you are registered to vote in Washington, there is no need to request a ballot. Confirm your registration at VoteWA.gov.

Your ballot materials are mailed to the address where you’re registered to vote. You can return your ballot at an official drop box or by mail, no stamp needed. Accessible voting is available through your local elections office or voting center until election day, 8 p.m.

Vote at the Polls on Election Day

Drop Boxes and Voting Centers Map

Back to the top


Community Resources

APIA VOTE

In-Language Voting Information

Back to the top

RunAAPI – #TheNew

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)

Language Assistance Resources for California Voters:

Desis Vote

Hub of resources for South Asian Americans, Asian Americans, and allies who want to exercise their right to vote and mobilize their own networks and communities to elevate their voices at the ballot box, hosted by the Indian American Impact Project

Back to the top

Translate »