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Lumberjacks Vote

Voting information for SFA students and community

Want to know more about election results and voter participation?

Students registering to vote

Your rights as a voter

 

Get Involved/Give Back

Take the time to get informed about the candidates. Here are a few links to get you started.

https://www.usa.gov/voter-research#item-37607

https://www.vote411.org/

https://votesmart.org/education/presidential-primary?fbclid=IwAR3WhdoiSx722rSTT_xlv6yg5wEzD9D50iZ_wZvwNrcvaRGXKkEwnKUlqPc#.XEco9lxKh9N

What about polling information?

https://people.howstuffworks.com/political-polling.htm

https://www.ropercenter.cornell.edu/polling-and-public-opinion/polling-fundamentals

Need statistics about voting?

https://guides.loc.gov/election-statistics

What about campaign financing?

https://www.fec.gov/

Don't stop here. Ask questions, contact your representatives and remember that your vote counts!

Registering to vote/Voting

 

Absentee voting/limited ballot voting

Living away at school but still want to vote back home?

  • Find out how to request an absentee ballot. Each state has different rules and deadlines so check out your home state's instructions.
  • The State Secretary of State's office is a great place to find accurate voting information for your state.

Here's a link to the Texas Secretary of State's office:

Don't forget that your county might also hold local elections while you're away:

Pay close attention to the mailing instructions, postage requirements and deadlines!

 

Did you miss the opportunity to get an absentee ballot but want to vote on national and state-level elections?

  • In Texas, during the early voting period (only), you may have an option to vote a limited ballot in person in the county in which you reside.

 

Elections in Your Area

What kinds of national elections are there?

How do you find out about local elections/school boards/ballot initiatives? Be sure to check out county elections and initiatives as well. 

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