BU Votes is a group of students, staff, and faculty across BU who facilitate voter registration drives with the larger purpose of fostering a culture of civic participation in BU and beyond. If students establish the practice of voting in college, we hope that it will set the pattern of a lifetime of voter participation and other civic involvement in their communities.
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Upcoming Elections ***Please note that registration deadlines vary by state***
Election Day: November 8
Follow us @buvotes for important information about polling and voter rights!
While Vote Early Day is over, you may still be able to vote early in your state: Vote Early Dates, Times & Locations.
National Vote Early Day
National Voter Education Week: October 3-October 7
Follow us @buvotes on Instagram to learn more!
General Elections on Tuesday, November 8
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New Restrictive Voting Laws in Texas
October 21 at 7PM: WBUR Town Hall with Boston Mayoral Candidate Annissa Essaibi George
October 29 at 7PM: Boston Mayoral Candidate Forum in the Howard Thurman Center
April 25 at 6pm: Student Forum with Gubernatorial Candidate Sonia Chang-Diaz in the Howard Thurman Center
April 27 at 6pm: Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate forum on energy and the environment
Thursdays in June from 8:30am-1pm: Voter Registration Drives in the GSU Link
TurboVote – Register to vote, check your voter registration status, or update your address.
Ballot Ready – Ballot Ready helps voters learn more about upcoming elections and their current elected officials. You can also view a live ballot so you can make informed choices before you vote.
State Voting Guides – The Campus Vote Project has individual state voting guides.
State Election Resources – Maintained by TurboVote, this site provides the below resources:
- your state election website
- your voter registration status
- your local election official
- ability to request a vote by mail ballot