We’ve got the resources and materials you need on all things voting, with a focus on STEM voter registration and the best ways to motive and inspire others to vote. We also provide everything you need to train others on this essential foundation of our democracy.
Slides and presentation
If you’re training others, start here with this slide show and template presentation, which you can adapt based on your location, intended audiences, and the topics you’d most like to communicate. Detailed notes with each slide provide you with the key talking points and information you need for a great talk.
Learn more about voter registration and how to effectively mobilize others with these essential resources.
- TurboVote: Our recommended tool to help you register, check your registration, and get election-related reminders
- State Student Guides: Campus Vote Project: For students who aren’t sure where to register
- Vote 411: Register to vote, learn what’s on your ballot, discover upcoming debates, and more.
How to make a plan to vote
- Know your state’s voter ID requirements: Voteriders provides free up-to-date information and help with voter ID in all US states.
- Make a “who are you voting for” plan
- Graduating Students into Voters: Overcoming the Psychological Barriers Faced by Student Voters — Learn more about the science and power behind making a concrete plan to vote
How to triple the vote
- The basics of tripling the vote
- Guidance for vote tripling reminders
- Vote tripling script and best practices on Election Day
How to talk about voter registration and voting in the classroom
- Faculty guide to student voting in your classroom: resources on voter registration, integrating civic engagement into your syllabus, and supporting student voter turnout
- Bringing democracy into the classroom: What students and educators can do
How to organize a voter registration drive
How to write letters to voters
How to host a voting study party
How to have effective one-on-one conversations
How to center equity and anti-racism in your voter engagement efforts
- Intentional Voter Engagement Messaging while Addressing Systemic Racism
- Additional anti-racist resources: Anti-Racism Resources.docx
Why local elections matter
- Why local elections matter: common local elected positions that impact your community.
- Most elected officials represent the local level
Looking for more? We offer a range of additional resources on the following topics:
- How to Counter Disinformation
- Civic Engagement Activities
- Building a Culture of Civic Engagement in STEM