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


Related Readings

“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.


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.