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AARP Polls: Coronavirus, Social Security Cuts Top Concerns

Despite deeply partisan divides nationally, older Americans united behind programs that protect them

Protect 50 plus voters

Americans 50+ deserve to vote safely. And candidates need to address the issues that matter to us: Social Security, Medicare, and drug prices. If you agree, say “I’m In!” below and promise to fight for the issues 50+ voters care about.

News & Analysis

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AARP Battleground Polls: Presidential Race Tight

Absentee, early voting popular among the 50+

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It’s Time to Plan for How to Safely Cast Your Ballot

Consider voting from home or voting early

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Issues That Will Determine How 50-Plus Americans Vote

Economy, Medicare and Social Security are key topics

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What Do You Know About Voting and the Election?

Take this quiz and test your knowledge

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Voting Rules, Marijuana Are Among 2020 Ballot Measures

The pandemic has dampened activism on initiatives

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CDC Issues Safety Guidelines for Voters, Poll Workers

Preventive measures and voting options top the list

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2020 Election May Decide Future of Medicare

Growing federal deficit could force changes

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What Impact Will the Election Have on Drug Prices?

Topic remains a major issue despite the coronavirus

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What Will Happen to Medicaid After the Election?

Politicians across the country will affect the program


Voter Resources

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How to Register and Vote in Your State

Many states are expanding absentee and early voting to offer safer options

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Sign Up to Get Election Updates and Reminders

Receive all the information you need to vote with confidence


AARP on the Issues

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List of Coronavirus-Related Restrictions in Every State

All states have begun phased reopenings


AARP Emphasizes Voter Safety as Election Day Nears

Efforts aimed at helping cast ballots safely


Make Your Voice Heard in Election 2020

Get you the information you need to vote safely


How Do I Register to Vote?

Each state has its own rules and deadlines for registering to vote. Here are the key things you need to know before Election Day.


Delegates Miss Hoopla as Conventions Go Virtual

Delegates from both parties share stories


Court Orders Minnesota to Ease Absentee Voting Rules

State will waive witness requirement


How You Can Be a Smart News Consumer This Election

Detect whether stories are deceptive or a hoax


Test Your Knowledge of the Electoral College

Are you a master of how a president is chosen?


Your Step-by-Step Guide to Completing the 2020 Census

What you need to know to finish your questionnaire on time


AARP Answers: The 2020 Census and the Coronavirus

The latest on filling out questionnaires online, scams, census jobs and more


Rep. John Lewis, Who Suffered Violence to Seek Peace, Dies at 80

Civil rights activist was known as the 'conscience of Congress'


How Will America's Many Crises Affect Your Vote in November?

Pandemic, economy, race likely to drive election outcomes


Will Older Voters Decide the 2020 Election?

November remains unpredictable with concerns over how Coronavirus will affect the voting process


AARP In Your State

Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources near you.