If you do anything else today (and you live in the United States), make sure you find your polling location and vote. While the outcome of today’s presidential election may seem like a foregone conclusion, keep in mind that there are many other important issues and races that are in need of your vote.
I will be placing my vote later this afternoon.
Many news outlets have instated hotlines that can be contacted if you experience any problems voting. This year, not only are traditional telephone operators ready to receive your calls, but individuals are monitoring email and Twitter as well.
NPR also offers an interactive map showing the country’s hot spots for polling complaints. To report a problem to NPR, send a text message to 66937 and begin the message with #votereport. Include your zip code, and a brief description of the problem. You can also post a message via Twitter with #votereport within the message.