Voter and Election Resources
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.
- 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
- Academic Credit for Election Engagement Interns–JMU Model–An example from James Madison University.
- Engaging Your Campus in Elections: Seven Key Ways to Act–Ways to build a team, register students to vote, educate students on issues and candidates, help students volunteer for campaigns, increase visibility, get out the vote, and measure impact.
- Non-Partisan Candidate, Issue, and Primary Guides
- Faculty Resource: Talking About Elections in Your Classroom
- Voter Engagement Materials from Campus Vote Project
“My Vote Doesn’t Matter: Helping Students Surmount Political Cynicism” an article from Inside Higher Ed.
“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.
Research by ACHIEVE, a full service Research and Marketing Agency for Causes, to learn about voting, participation, and new trends related to millennial engagement.
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.
- Election Protection
- Rock the Vote
- Student PIRGs
- Campus Vote Project
- Fair Elections Legal Network