1. Creative Campus Voting Project A2 City Clerk’s Office @ UMMA

    Our most successful project of 2020 Election season was the design and facilitation of a satellite office on campus for the Ann Arbor City Clerk. Grounded in behavioral science research, the project sought to increase civic engagement on the University of Michigan campus by providing education about and access to voting. We designed the City […]

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  2. How to Vote: An Online Guide for Students and Other Election Newcomers

    With the 2020 presidential election right around the corner, millions of newly eligible voters across the country are preparing to cast their ballot for the very first time. As one of the most important groups to turn up on Election Day, first-time voters make up 21% of the voting population in the U.S. However, these […]

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  3. College Student Voting and Registration in the Time of COVID-19

    We investigate options for college students to register and vote in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thedisruptions from COVID-19 have hit individuals across all walks of life. But with regard to electionsthe pandemic might have an especially large effect on college students who are not able to return to campusbecause their school has shifted exclusively […]

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  4. How to reach young voters when they’re stuck at home

    At the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, part of Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, we’ve spent nearly two decades researching how best to grow, inform and mobilize young potential voters. Our findings reveal several key actions that parties, campaigns, advocacy organizations, educators and journalists can take […]

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  5. State Statutes that Support Growing Voters

    A new snapshot provides insights into existing opportunities for election administrators to educate and work with young people. The snapshot shows how state code permits, allows and sometimes requires local education and election officials to engage and support teenagers’ participation in elections. This new resource comes from CIRCLE, a part of Tufts University’s Tisch College […]

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  6. Electoral Vote Map

    Electoral Vote Map is an interactive map to help you follow the 2020 presidential election. The site also features a series of explainers about how presidents are actually elected in the United States.

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  7. LEO Views on Voter Education and Access

    Compared to when they first started, most of the local election officials we surveyed say that it is easier today for people to register and vote, and easier for them as election officials to administer registration and voting processes. An overwhelming majority of local election officials enjoy educating voters and demonstrate a commitment to conducting […]

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  8. EAC Voter Information Materials

    This section has three parts: (1) planning process information; (2) illustrations of one-language voter information design best practices; and (3) illustrations of two-language voter information design best practices

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