Voting Information

As a voter friendly campus we empower students to engage with democracy. Voter friendly campus 2017-2018.

In 2018, UofL students increased their voting rate to 39.6%; a 9.7% increase over 2014. See the voting information report (PDF) to learn more.

Voter registration information and forms are available through the following links:

If you are a currently enrolled student with a disability and require assistance with voter registration, please contact the Disability Resource Center at (502) 852-6938 or visit the Disability Resource Center.

Educating Yourself to Make Your Vote Count

Rock the Vote is the largest non-profit and non-partisan organization in the United States driving the youth vote to the polls.

State-Specific Student Voting Guides - Guides for all 50 states and D.C. to help students understand their rights and how to register and vote in their school or home community. 

Vote Everywhere - National, non-partisan, civic engagement movement of student leaders and university partners. The program provides extensive training, resources, as well as a peer network to support its Ambassadors while they work to register voters, bring down voting barriers, and tackle important social justice issues on their college campuses.

Election Protection - provides Americans from coast to coast with comprehensive voting information on how they can make sure their vote is counted through a number of resources including: 1) a suite of voter helplines: 866-OUR-VOTE (led by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law), and 888-API-VOTE (led by APIAVote & Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJC); 2) voter protection field programs across the country (both legal (managed by the Lawyers' Committee and grassroots (managed by Common Cause); and 3) digital tools including 866ourvote.org@866ourVote, and facebook.com/866OurVote.

Fair Elections Legal Center Each year, Fair Elections Legal Center updates their state guides that summarize important registration and voting information for each state. Election laws are constantly changing and vary from state to state. Fair Elections Legal Center’s staff of attorneys makes sure their guides are accurate and reflect any recent changes that will impact voters leading up to Election Day.

BallotReady.com Every candidate and referendum, explained.  Know what you’re voting for by researching every name and issue on the ballot with BallotReady.

AllSides.com AllSides exposes bias and provides multiple angles on the same story so you can quickly get the full picture, not just one slant.

Countable It's an app to get updates on important political news, votes and bills.

National Voter Registration Day - Held each year in September, volunteers, celebrities, and organizations will make a coordinated effort to promote voter registration opportunities.

Students Learn Students Vote The Students Learn Students Vote Coalition promotes civic learning and engagement on campuses across the country by providing a series of key steps and information on best practices that institutions can use to create a more voter friendly campus.

The United States Constitution.

12,111 Cardinals voted in the 2016 national elections.

Project Vote Smart- Picture this: at an extraordinary research facility high in the Rocky Mountains hundreds of idealists -- conservatives and liberals alike -- volunteering together, spending thousands of hours researching the backgrounds and records of over 12,000 candidates for public office.

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