Find out how to register to vote, and information on the candidates and issues for the November 3 election.
Join other Bridgewater State University students and students across New England for We The People: Vote by Design - a free interactive workshop on September 17. Register here.
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Register to Vote
September 22 is National Voter Registration Day.
Information on how to register to vote may be found on the Massachusetts Voter Registration page. For those who live outside of Massachusetts see this page, or this page for information about registering in your state. More information especially for college students is available here.
Where should college students register to vote?
Bridgewater State University students who live on campus can either register to vote in Bridgewater, or in their home town, but not both. More information and resources are available at Best Colleges "How to Vote in College" webpage.
Voting Rights Information
Information on Voting, Issues and the Candidates
The Presidential Candidates
There are many candidates for president. Find out more about ALL of them at Politics 1.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan group "committed to influencing public policy through education and advocacy" and providing non-biased information on issues and candidates.
Statewide Ballot Measures Database from the National Conference of State Legislatures
Polifact - Fact Checking website
Selected books about presidential elections from Maxwell Libray
There are many other books about specific elections, and the election process. Ask a reference librarian for assistance, or search the Library's online catalog.