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Operation EIU Votes


Voting is one of the most American acts you can take! We can answer all questions from how to get registered to vote, what to expect the ballot to look like, and just how awesome you will feel after you cast your vote in the Presidential in November! #EIUVotes

We have invited a non-partisan group of people from across campus to come together to help us spread the word about what we are doing this fall on campus! We have three main efforts: educate our community campus with facts, helping our students and campus community get registered to vote here in Coles County or in their hometown, and then get them engaged and excited to turn in their ballot in November’s election!


September 2020 Programs

Thursday 9/17: Join us for our first postcard party! This is a quick and easy way to share your thoughts and ideas with the politicians who represent you! We will be on the Library Quad from 10am-12pm. Swing by and fill out a postcard or 5! Make sure that the people who are your voice, know what is important to you!

Tuesday 9/22: Did you know that 9/22 is National Voter Registration Day?? Well now you do! Join us in the South Quad from 10am-12:30pm and get registered to vote here in Coles County! We will have information about how to request an absentee ballot regardless of where you are registered to vote!

Greek Out the Vote! Beginning the second half of September we will release details about a partnership with our office and Fraternity and Sorority Programs for a program to engage with and get the Greek Life students registered and excited to vote!

Virtual Event with the City Clerk: Do you have questions about how to get registered to vote? Where to go on election day? And what do you need to take with you when you go and cast your vote? Then this event is for you! Details coming soon!!


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