Got questions about voting?
You won’t after you attend Zoom the Vote! Led by the BadgersVote Student Coalition, Zoom the Vote is a four-week series of one-hour long Zoom presentations and discussions about all things voting.
The series is designed to help familiarize students with the voting process and civic engagement, assist students in the process of registering or requesting an absentee ballot and educate students about poll working.
Zoom the Vote will be hosted by the BadgersVote Student Coalition in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Dane County, Start Up and the Bradley Learning Community.
Below is a preview of the Zoom the Vote topics and presentations that will equip students to take on the November election.
Monday, Sept. 21 (6 p.m.): Walkthrough of Registering to Vote and Answering Your Questions
This presentation walks through all of the pathways to register to vote in Wisconsin and how to register online or by mail. Students will have the opportunity to register to vote with the assistance of trained student interns and ask questions about voter registration and voting laws in Wisconsin. Attend session.
Monday, Sept. 28 (6 p.m.) – What do I Need to Vote Absentee and In person?
This presentation is an overview of the different ways students can cast their ballots in the November Election. The overview will cover how to request and fill out an absentee ballot as well the processes for early voting and voting in person. Students will have the opportunity to request their absentee ballot, check registration status and check where their polling location is with the help of trained student interns. Attend session.
Thursday, Oct. 8 (6 p.m.) – All About Poll Working
This presentation is an opportunity for students to learn about working the polls. Guest student speakers will share their experiences as poll workers and go over the application, pay and atmosphere at the polls. If you’re thinking about being a poll worker for the November Election, this is a great opportunity to get all your questions answered! Attend session.
Monday, Oct. 12 (6 p.m.) – Why the Youth Vote Matters and Q&A with Student Leaders
This presentation will promote an open discussion around the topic “Why vote?” Student presenters will give a short presentation about the impact of the youth vote and common voting misconceptions. Students will then have the opportunity to share their point of view, discuss with others and ask any questions about voting processes. Attend session.
All the Zoom meeting links will be available on the BadgersVote page. Ensure you are ready to be a Badger that votes this November — see you there.