Why We Vote

In order to vote in the general election on November 3rd you must register to vote by October 5th

Click here to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, review your registration, among many other voting related items.

Click here to learn about how you can register to vote on UofL's campus.

Click here for general election information such as early voting, election day voting locations, absentee ballot drop off locations, etc.

Click here to view a sample ballot.

why we vote

"Why We Vote" virtual event on October 20

The Department of Political Science and the Political Science Alumni Council kick off our Day of Giving/"Raise Some L" efforts supporting internships for Political Science students with a diverse panel of politically-engaged students, moderated by Dr. Wallace. They will talk about what issues are important to them and what is motivating their vote in 2020. Many UofL students will be voting in their first Presidential election this year and we want to hear their voices.  Student panelists: Eli Cooper, Emma Lawson, Brandon McClain, George Nalbandian, Kayla Payne, Ariana Velasquez. This event will be held on 10/20 at 6:02 pm. Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aqod-qMMSPKbRI1aPXRn7Q


2020 Election Officers needed

Jefferson County Clerk’s office to is recruiting students to work as Election Day workers. Our local Elections Office faces a shortage of qualified poll workers every year and we feel confident our community could fill those positions. To be considered for a position as an Election Officer, complete and submit the Election Officer application online.