Voting is an essential form of civic engagement. The Gephardt Institute facilitates this process by actively encouraging voter registration and participation in local, state, and national elections. Equally important to the voting process is the cultivation of informed citizens who know what they are voting about, and why.
Beyond the presidential election, ongoing participation in local elections is essential for making sure your voice counts.
- Students voting absentee in other states can check Vote411.org for nonpartisan information about local elections and learn what will be on the ballot based on their address.
- Students who live in St. Louis city are encouraged to participate in the upcoming primary and general elections.
- Register as a voter or update your address at Wustl.Turbovote.org
- Learn about Voter ID laws in the state where you are voting. Click here for more information about changes in the Missouri Voter ID law and note that Washington University students can vote with a university ID.