Voter and Election Resources


Registration Information

The National Conference of State Legislatures has detailed information on each state’s polices about online registration, absentee and early voting, voter ID, same-day registration, and more.


Highlighted Resources

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Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) —- This website is a central hub for students to access resources related to campus election engagement. Below are the key resources from CEEP.


Related Readings

“My Vote Doesn’t Matter: Helping Students Surmount Political Cynicism” from CEEP founder Paul Loeb,  Alexander Astin, and Parker J. Palmer, updated from a 2012 article in Inside Higher Ed that outlines why every vote matters.

“Graduating Students into Voters: A Behavioral Science Approach” from ideas42, a global non-profit,  to learn evidence-based solutions college leaders can use to improve the effectiveness of their registration and turnout effort.

“Tried and True: Campus Voter Registration Strategies,” by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, to learn how to more effectively register students on your campus.

“The 2016 Millennial Impact Report” by ACHIEVE, a full service Research and Marketing Agency for Causes, to learn about voting, participation, and new trends related to millennial engagement.

 


Related Resources

National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE)
NSLVE offers colleges and universities an opportunity to learn their student registration and voting rates and, for interested campuses, a closer examination of their campus climate for political learning and engagement. This site also offers the NSLVE Campus Report Discussion Guide.

Resources for Students–Campus Vote Project
This site offers state-by-state information on voting at school vs. home address, registration deadlines, ID requirements, polling locations, and more.

Check out these websites for helpful tips and great ideas to engage students.