Tufts Votes

Register to vote on Tufts’ Medford Campus
Registration is simple, but you MUST register again if you have changed residence halls since last year. Deadlines to register vary by state, so don’t miss this opportunity to register to vote prior to the November 4th general election. Tables will be set up to help you register in Dewick until October 15 at the following times:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12-1 and 6-7pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7pm

To get involved in helping with voter registration on campus, contact Tufts Votes at dana.kaufman@tufts.edu.
Voting Resources

Resources for student groups

Looking to mobilize voters on campus?  Check out these resources:
Massachusetts Campus Compact has resources for engaging your campus in the voting process.

Campus Election Engagement Project provide everything you need to encourage an exciting atmosphere of civic engagement at your institution of higher learning.

Six Key Ways to Act (pdf), a compilation of best practices for non-partisan campus engagement drawn from experiences at 500 campuses during the 2008 election, as you plan engagement activities at your own institution.

Register to vote

Before you register, decide whether you want to register from your Tufts address or your home address. 

Check back for information on voter registration drives on campus, or you can request a voter registration form online through non-profits such as Rock the Vote and Declare Yourself.

Learn more

Learn more about voting in Massachusetts by visiting the Massachusetts Election Commission.

If you’re voting in another state, the following voting organizations can help you find information on what’s happening in your state:

vote-smart.org - Nonpartisan, non-profit website with information on candidates and elected officials.

ServiceVote - A program of Youth Service America, provides young people with up-to-date news & information on the various races and defining issues.

League of Women Voters - From its inception in 1920, the League of Women Voters has been a leading voice for grassroots change. A non-partisan organization, the LWV works to influence policy through education and advocacy.

Mobilize.org - An all-partisan network dedicated to educating, empowering, and energizing young people to increase our civic engagement and political participation. We work to show young people how public policy impacts our lives, and more importantly – how we can impact public policy.