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Find out how to register to vote, and information on the candidates and issues for the November 3 election.

PEN America has some wonderful resources to help you sort through misinformation during the election. Take a look at their What to Expect when You're Electing website

BSU Votes page

Search library databases for more information

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Register to Vote


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. 

What is the Electoral College?

Statewide Ballot Questions for Massachusetts

Statewide Ballot Measures Database from the National Conference of State Legislatures

Vote by Design

Polifact - Fact Checking website

Vote Smart

Pew Research Center Election 2020

Congressional Quarterly Voting and Elections page

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.