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A A R P s Be the Difference. Vote campaign

Government is broken. Politicians don’t seek common ground, arguing rather than creating results. But critical issues like Social Security, Medicare and prescription drug costs are all on the line. That’s why your voice matters. Let’s hold politicians accountable by voting this November.

Older Florida Voters Rate Trump High on Economy, National Security

New Politico/AARP poll finds the president’s approval rating not as high for health care and drug prices

News & Analysis

Older Voters Concerned about Social Security, Health Care

New Politico/AARP Florida poll finds only a quarter of them believe future generations will be better off

The Immense Clout of the Older Electorate

If candidates want to win, they better pay attention to the issues that matter to Americans 50-plus

Polling Places Accessible for People With Disabilities

Easier absentee balloting, mail voting and online services offer alternatives

Midterms Could Shape Future of Social Security

Next Congress faces tough choices to keep program funded

How Secure Will Ballot Boxes Be This Election Season?

Feds and states start to beef up security and accuracy of voting machines

The Power of the 50+ Voter

AARP chief advocacy and engagement officer Nancy LeaMond urges older Americans to take the pledge to vote

AARP on the Issues

AARP Launches Voter Engagement Campaign

AARP launched “Be the Difference. Vote,” a multifaceted campaign designed to maximize the influence of 50-plus voters in this year’s midterm elections.

      

Six Ways to Check Out a Candidate

Voters will be bombarded with information from different candidates. Here are different ways you can cut through the clutter and become an informed voter

     

Do You Need to Show ID to Vote?

Some states require a photo ID before you can cast your ballot

     

Election Season Heats Up

Ongoing primaries are leading the way to one of the most important midterm elections in decades