Resources for the 2018 midterms

November 5, 2018

Election day is nearly here! There is nothing more important than being an active, engaged participant in our communities, and voting is the most fundamental way to make your voice heard. For those looking for voting-related tools and resources to share, check out some of the great materials we’ve collected from organizations

Don’t forget, being involved is just as important November 7th as on November 6th. Stay connected with Campus Compact for news about Education for Democracy, our new initiative focused on building a stronger, more participatory democracy.

Election Imperatives

Election Imperatives

Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, Tufts University Election Imperatives is a collaborative, practitioner-focused document that grounds t…

Spotlight on MSIs: Turning Activism into Votes

Spotlight on MSIs: Turning Activism in...

Produced by University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Minority Serving Institutions with partner organizations, this report highlights MSIs that are suc…

Student Voter Engagement Handbook

Student Voter Engagement Handbook

Campus Vote Project Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project (CVP) seeks to address these challenges well in advance of Election Day to pave the wa…

Democracy Matters: A Guide to Non-Salutary Barriers to Voting

Democracy Matters: A Guide to Non-Salu...

The Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE), part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University, serves as a leadin…

Institutionalizing Voter Engagement: A Guide to Developing and Adopting Handbook Language

Institutionalizing Voter Engagement: A...

Campus Vote Project http://campusvoteproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Institutionalizing-Voter-Engagement.pdf

BallotReady: Vote Informed on the Entire Ballot

BallotReady: Vote Informed on the Enti...

BallotReady is a website that was created to make it easy for every voter to research the candidates on his or her ballot and make informed decisions…

Voting411.org: Election Information You Need

Voting411.org: Election Information Yo...

This digital tool allows you to simply enter your address to find your polling place, build your ballot with our online voters’ guide and much more. …

Campus Election Engagement Project: Candidate, Issue, and Primary Guides

Campus Election Engagement Project: Ca...

Campus Election Engagement Project CEEP creates nonpartisan, state-specific candidate & issue guides to help students navigate candidate stands. T…

National Issues Forums Institute’s Issue Guides

National Issues Forums Institute’s I...

National Issues Forums (NIF) is a nonpartisan, nationwide network of locally sponsored public forums for the consideration of public policy issues. It…

Fact Finder: Your Foolproof Guide to Media Literacy

Fact Finder: Your Foolproof Guide to M...

NewseumED.org offers free resources to cultivate the First Amendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life. With its resources, users lear…

Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers

Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers

This guide from Dr. Mike Caulfield shows the user how to use date filters to find the source of viral content, how to assess the reputation of a scien…

Facilitating Political Discussions: A Facilitator Training Workshop Guide

Facilitating Political Discussions: A ...

The Institute for Democracy in Higher Education Having respectful and productive conversations about controversial issues is one of the most vital asp…

Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines

Teaching Civic Engagement Across the D...

American Political Science Association http://web.apsanet.org/teachingcivicengagement/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2016/10/Teaching-Civic-Engagement-Acr…

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