It's So Easy To Register To Vote Online That Even These 13 Ridiculously Easy Things Take Longer

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In case you didn't get the memo, Tuesday is Voter Registration Day! This is a very, very important day for Millennials everywhere, because for the first time in history, there is a generation even bigger than the Baby Boomer generation — and it’s us! Can you imagine the difference that would be made if every Millennial 18 and older voted

In addition to being the largest generation, we Millennials are also the most diverse — 43 percent of us are non-white. With all that diversity, and by sheer numbers alone, just think about the impact your vote could make on this midterm election, or the next presidential election.

During the last midterm election in 2010, there was only a 24 percent turnout from Millennials. Just two years later, in 2012’s presidential election, that number was just 50 percent. As Ashley Spillane, Executive Director of Rock the Vote tells Bustle, Millennials really have “no excuse,” not to vote. “It’s OK to have multiple interests, like watchinKeeping Up with the Kardashians, but also being politically aware at the same time.”

Over 90 percent of Millennials are online and yet trying to register online is only available in 20 states,” Spillane says. To fix that, Spillane and her team at Rock the Vote have set up an online process so that everyone who’s 18 and older can register to vote, no matter which state they currently reside in. 

By just logging on to Rockthevote, you’re already halfway there. Once you plug in your name and choose your state, you’re taken to a registration form that takes just a couple minutes to fill out. Then, with one click of the green “Register” button  voila! you’re registered. And what a good feeling it is. 

If you’re still thinking it’s going to be some long and arduous thing to get registered, then let me break it down for you: Here are the 13 simple things that still take longer than registering to vote

GETTING OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING

Because who jumps straight out of bed? No one to be trusted, that's who. 

reaching ORGASM

At least a proper one, anyway. 

digesting A CHEESEBURGER

It would be one thing if you're Takeru Kobayashi, but you're not.

BRUSHING YOUR TEETH and flossing

If this one isn't true for you, then you need to step up your oral hygiene, stat. 

DOWNLOADING IOS8 FOR YOU IPHONE

Priorities, people.

SHAVING YOUR LEGS

DELETING YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

Like, why do they have to ask question about it? Why can't they understand that you just want to be free?!

APPLYING EYELINER

Or maybe that's just me. 

Changing your sheets

SHOTGUNNING A BEER

choosing a filter ON INSTAGRAM

figuring out how to respond to A BREAK-UP TEXT

How do I hate thee? Let me count the ways. 

explaining twitter to your mom

Yes, if Kendall Jenner can find the time to register to vote, then so can you. 

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