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Published on February 5, 2020

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Student voters have the power to cast deciding votes in the 2020 presidential election. Millennials and Generation Z represent the largest share of eligible voters in the U.S.

College students must overcome many challenges to vote this fall in the face of a global pandemic and ongoing debates around election security and voter rights. That is why BestColleges is proud to partner with VoteAmerica to provide information and tools to help drive voter turnout in 2020.

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VoteAmerica is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 2019 by election and technology experts. Their mission is to "provide access to trusted election information, open platform technology, and education programs to support and empower the most vulnerable voters to navigate the path to exercising their vote."

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Get Involved

Don't let social distancing stop you from getting involved in the election this year. There are many ways students can volunteer their time, advocate for important issues, and make a difference in 2020.

This website offers tools for civically engaged students to help them organize political events and increase political awareness on campus.

This organization helps college students gain political knowledge and access opportunities for activism by providing resources like an activism toolkit and an internship board.

This organization engages and trains young people — primarily those ages 18-35 — to build movements and become leaders on the issues impacting millennials and Generation Z.

This organization helps fund students' political groups, activism, and social justice projects. It also provides a 10-step guidebook for mobilizers.

This national nonprofit organization encourages young people to become activists for social justice through artistic and educational forums.

This organization selects young adults and college students to participate in a leadership development program for promoting political causes and projects focused on social justice.

Visit the BestColleges blog for more ideas on taking action this fall.

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Get Informed

There are many issues directly impacting students in the 2020 presidential election. Fortunately, there are many ways to find information so you can make an informed decision. Use these nonpartisan sources to find educational materials to prepare you to vote in your community.

Founded by the League of Women Voters Education Fund, this site provides nonpartisan election information for state and federal races.

This site aggregates content from multiple sources nationwide to deliver localized, nonpartisan information about candidates and referendums that will appear on the ballot.

This informational guide lays out each presidential candidate's stances on prominent issues in the 2020 election.

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Disclaimer: BestColleges is not affiliated with any political parties, and none of the information on this page is intended as or should be construed as legal advice. The information contained on this page is for general informational purposes only.

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