- How do I find the Gun Sense Candidates on my ballot?
How do I check my voter registration?
Every state has unique laws around registration and voting. To make sure you are ready for Election Day, check your registration here.
How do I register to vote?
Make sure you're ready for Election Day! Register to vote here.
What are the voter registration deadlines for my state?
Every state has specific rules. Your local election office can provide you with up-to-date information on rules, deadlines, vote-by-mail ballots, and ID requirements. Find the contact information for your local election office here.
How do I request an absentee ballot so I can vote from home?
Many states are expanding vote by mail and absentee voting due to COVID-19. We can help you find out if you're eligible.
How much time do I need to dedicate to volunteering?
It's up to you! We have options for you to commit as little or as much time as you have to volunteering. Making calls, attending events, and more options are available to get involved. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities.
- Can I volunteer from home?
Are events being hosted in person?
Many Moms Demand Action events are still being held virtually due to COVID-19. For any events happening in person, local groups are advised to follow all local public health guidelines, including wearing a mask and keeping six feet between people. Find out more about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.
What is the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate program?
The Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate program is meant to signal to our over eight million supporters, volunteers, and gun safety voters across the country that if elected, a candidate will govern with gun safety in mind. Multiple candidates in a race can receive the distinction, and just like common-sense gun safety, it is non-partisan.
Is the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction an endorsement?
The Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction is not an endorsement from Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund or its volunteer network, and should not be represented as such. Instead, it is a signal to our supporters, volunteers, and voters across the country that a candidate will govern with gun safety in mind, if elected.
Can multiple candidates in a race receive the distinction?
Yes. There are several races across the country where multiple candidates have received the distinction—which is a great thing for voters! Multiple candidates in a race can receive the distinction, and just like common-sense gun safety, it is non-partisan.
What offices can apply to be a Gun Sense Candidate?
The program is open to candidates running in 2022 for local Municipal, Law Enforcement, Education offices, State Legislature, Attorney General, State Treasurer, Secretary of State, Lt. Governor, Governor, U.S. House of Representatives, and U.S. Senate.
How do I request the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate questionnaire?
If you’re a candidate seeking information on receiving the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction, the Moms Demand Action chapter in your state can help. Find your chapter here.
How long does it take to be awarded the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction?
Please allow Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Political staff up to four weeks for review of submitted questionnaires. Once submitted questionnaires are reviewed, candidates will be notified if they are awarded the gun sense candidate distinction on a rolling basis.
How can I find past Gun Sense Candidates?
The candidate library includes past and present Gun Sense Candidates.
How did Everytown make their decisions on where to invest?
Everytown hasn’t made any decisions on electoral investments in 2022, and we will continue to evaluate electoral races up and down the ballot to identify elections where we can mobilize our base of gun safety voters—which includes suburban women, young voters, and communities of color—to ensure we elect candidates that will take action to address gun violence and defeat gun lobby backed candidates.
How does gun violence messaging improve a candidate’s vote share?
Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund recently conducted a survey with Blue Rose Research that shows gun violence prevention messaging is uniquely powerful for both persuasion and turnout audiences for the 2022 midterm elections. For more information, read our memo about the survey.
How can I obtain an Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsement?
Endorsements from Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund are separate from the Moms Gun Sense Candidate distinction. Receiving the distinction is the only prerequisite to be considered for endorsement by Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund. No additional action is necessary to be considered for an endorsement from Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund.