BestColleges and VoteAmerica
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.
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."
Voter Registration Tools
- Register To Vote
- Double Check Your Voter Registration Status
- Get Your Absentee Ballot (Also Called Vote-By-Mail)
- Where Is My Polling Place?
- Local Election Office Directory
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.
Visit the BestColleges blog for more ideas on taking action this fall.
- 4 Ways Colleges Students Can Volunteer During COVID-19
- 3 Tips for Overcoming Student Voting Barriers
- Political Issues Students Care About in 2020
- Free Online Courses on Race, Racism, and Racial Justice
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.
BestColleges' Student Voter's Guide to Campaign Issues
This informational guide lays out each presidential candidate's stances on prominent issues in the 2020 election.
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.