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Election Guides

National PTA has partnered with Nonprofit VOTE to produce several resources around the election for our members.

Voter Engagement Timeline

This timeline will help your PTA organize itself for its election related community engagement activities.

Election Guides

These helpful manuals explain what nonprofits can and cannot do around elections, ballot measures, town halls, candidate forums and other election activities.

  • Hosting a Candidate Forum (PDF): An in-depth guide with step-by-step instructions on planning a candidate forum, including what nonprofits can and cannot do.


Nonprofit VOTE has created a series of webinars to explain the ins and outs of nonprofit election activities. 

Additional Resources

  • PTA Election Guide 101 (PPT): A helpful power point presentation that outlines the basics of nonpartisan voter engagement and how PTAs can affectively promote election actvities in their communities.
  • Voting In Your State: A state-by-state guide produced by Nonprofit VOTE that provides up to date information from state election officials on state election policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Voter Registration Tool: You can add this to your web page to provide members with information on registering to vote.
  • Nonprofit VOTE has a wealth of election related resources for you to browse through.