Vote for your health and your community

What is Healthy Voting?

Did you know that communities who vote at higher rates have better health? That’s because voting is one way you exercise your voice on decisions that affect your health, and the health of your family and neighbors. 

This site helps you understand the many ways you can cast your ballot this year for a healthier community. You have options for how you vote, depending on the rules in your state. Your state also sets deadlines for mail and early voting, as well as voting hours on Election Day.

This site's Healthy Voting guidance is based on advice from leading public health experts as well as the latest updates to state election law. Healthy Voting focuses on the November 2022 general elections.

Healthy Voting is a non-partisan project of Healthy Democracy Healthy People in partnership with the Center for Tech and Civic Life, the Center for Civic Design, Vot-ERAmerican Public Health Association, and the National Association of County and City Health Officials