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How a Passport Card Differs From a Passport Book

by Kat Saks on

No two government ID documents are alike. While government-issued identification might seem to provide the same information, each ID has unique characteristics. Passport cards and passport books are no exception. Learn more about how a passport card differs from a passport book. Using Passport Books vs. Passport Cards A passport book provides valid identification for […]

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How to Apply for a Passport Card by Kat Saks on

Crossing the U.S. border by land or by sea? If your travels take you from the U.S. to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, or Bermuda, you might want to travel with a U.S. passport card. A passport card can provide a more convenient, cheaper alternative to carrying your passport book. Read on to learn how you […]

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What Is a Passport Card? by Kat Saks on

True or false: When you travel across a national border, you always need to bring your passport book. False. Many people think that a passport book is an international travel essential. In some cases, though, you can leave your passport book at home and travel with a passport card instead. Learn all about passport cards […]

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Far and Away on Election Day: Early and Absentee Voting by Kat Saks on

Can’t make it to the polls on election day? No worries! With a little preparation, you can easily cast your vote through early or absentee voting. Early Voting If you know you will be out of town on election day, consider casting your vote early. You can vote early at a local voting office or, […]

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Who’s Got Your Vote? Finding the Best Candidate for You by Kat Saks on

Once you register to vote and you can cast your ballot in local and national elections, the big question arises: Who’s got your vote? Choosing your top candidates and your stance on election issues takes time. Follow this simple guide to help you research the best choices for you. Meet the Candidates Before you can […]

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When to Register to Vote by Kathy Teel on

U.S. citizens who are 18 or older are eligible to vote for any elective office, from president to councilperson, provided they register first. In most states, a voter must register with their Secretary of State. Studies suggest that 50 million or more citizens have not bothered to register to vote, and a percentage of that […]

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Requirements for Voter Registration by Melissa Crumish on

Thanks to the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (or what is also known as The Motor Voter Act), you can register to vote at most Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices. This may be the lone DMV service with in which the requirements are pretty much the same throughout the country. Voting Eligibility Requirements […]

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