GW Votes Events
Tuesday, September 20 - National Voter Registration Day
On September 20, we had an event from 10am - 2pm in Potomac Square on the Foggy Bottom campus and at Post Hall on the Mount Vernon campus to celebrate the biggest National Voter Registration Day ever! If you missed the event, you can still make a plan to vote so you can be #VoteReady before the next election. Register or get help requesting an absentee ballot today.
Monday, October 4 - Friday, October 8 - National Voter Education Week (Various Events Below)
Register for the events at go.gwu.edu/votereducation.
Check out this resource guide to learn more about voting during National Voter Education Week.
Monday, October 3rd, The Big Send Letter Writing Event
Join with GW Votes, March for Our Lives, and Democracy Matters from 7-8 P.M. in District House B118 to write non-partisan letters to prospective voters encouraging them to vote in swing states across the country!
Tuesday, October 4th, Running for Office: A Panel Discussion
Join us on Zoom from 5:30-6:30 P.M. EST to learn from a panel of young adults who have run recently for local, state, or national office and come ask your questions about what it means to not only vote for your local candidates but also to become one!
Thursday, October 6th, GW Votes Fall Festival with Dining Services, YWCA, and DC Board of Elections!
Come out to Kogan Plaza between 11:00-2:00 P.M. to experience the Dining Service's free Fall Festival with food and drink giveaways and stop by our GW Votes Tabling with D.C. Board of Elections and YWCA to register to vote, learn how to request your absentee ballot, and more!
Friday, October 7th First-Year Friday, GW Votes Tabling on the Vern
Calling all first year students! We will be hosting a 'First-Year Friday' tabling on the Vern Quad from 1:00-3:00 P.M. to offer resources to first year students on how to do your absentee ballot and how to talk to your friends about voting. Stop by for some candy, conversation, and free resources!
Friday, October 28th - Vote Early Day
Vote Early Day is a new civic holiday founded by companies, nonprofits, election administrators, and influencers to make sure Americans know about and take advantage of our options to vote early. More than 200 million Americans are eligible to vote early but the rules -- both for in-person and by-mail options -- vary widely all over the country and have been changing recently, causing confusion and preventing voters from casting their ballots. The inaugural Vote Early Day is scheduled for Friday, October 28th. Learn more, and check out this resource guide.
Monday, November 7th - Election Hero Day
On November 7th, we will recognize the immense importance and work of election administration teams, poll workers and more across the nation. More details to come!