Making a Plan to Vote

Take a moment now to review your plan to vote. 

1.  Pledge to Engageto commit to casting your ballot in all upcoming elections, receive important information about voting from Yale Votes Initiative- A Student Organization, and contribute to their data project to certify as through the All In Campus Democracy Challenge. 

2. Choose to vote in person or with a mail-in ballot. We encourage everyone to vote as early as your stateallows. Check in on your state’s rules on early voting. If you plan to vote on November 8th, enter your residential address to get all the information you’ll need. Connecticut allows for voter registration on Election Day at City Hall (165 Church Street). Once you register you can head to your polling place! Find your New Haven polling place here

3. Register to vote or confirm your registration

4. Learn about what you’ll be voting on! 

5. Encourage classmates, friends, and other members of the Yale community to vote! You can share this website with them as a resource. 

If you have any questions, you can always reach us via email yalevotes@yale.edu or via our hotline at 475-267-1222. We also encourage you to get in touch with your Yale Votes residential college ambassador

Website Guide/Resources

This website is a one-stop-shop for voter registration and polling information. We are here to help you with everything from registering to vote to ordering an absentee ballot. Whether you are a graduate student or an undergraduate, voting in Connecticut  or absentee, you can clarify all your voting questions on this website.
This website has information on the following:
  • How to check your voter registration status
  • How to register to vote
  • Where to register to vote (i.e. home state vs. Connecticut)
  • State-by-state voting information/guides
  • How to request an absentee ballot
  • Election reminders/deadlines
  • What Yale Votes is and how to get involved

Please refer to the navigation bar to find out more information about any of the available resources and how to become more engaged.

If you have any further questions or would like to provide feedback on the website, please reach out to nina.fattore@yale.edu.