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Student Voters

WATCH LIVE: University Of Wisconsin Students Head To The Polls

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

It's Wisconsin primary day! HuffPost Live is catching up with students at the University of Wisconsin to talk candidates and the biggest issues of thi...

Here's How To Reverse The Record-Low Youth Vote

Paul Loeb | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Paul Loeb

We walk students through the new voter laws, because, unfortunately, they risk being disenfranchised if we don't. Community groups need to do the same for those they reach.

Ohio Legislature Advances Controversial Bill That Could Deter Students From Voting

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

Ohio's Republican-controlled Senate passed a transportation budget Wednesday containing a controversial provision that critics say could dissuade coll...

North Carolina's Student Voting Battle Is Not Over

Penda D. Hair | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Penda D. Hair

Previous changes make it harder to vote for people of color, students, seniors, people with disabilities and low-income North Carolinians. Yet the state did not stop there. Now two county election boards have employed a top-down approach to take over the voting process at the local level.

Information Critical to Turning Out the Student Vote

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 01.14.2013 | College
Robert M. Brandon

Despite the punditry claiming there was less enthusiasm this year among young people, they ended up making the difference in the election this year. Now that millenials are the largest voting bloc in the country, their influence will continue to grow.

Voting Shouldn't Be So Hard!

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 11.02.2012 | New York
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Voting needs to become more accessible and more convenient. Why don't election officials work to expand opportunities for citizens to vote? Here are three recommendations to improve our democracy and increase civic engagement.

How Will the Results of the Election Impact College Students?

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

If you plan to go to college, or are currently attending, you will want to pay extra attention to this issue when it's time to cast your ballot!

INFOGRAPHIC: How Young Voters Could Have A Huge Impact

Posted 10.16.2012 | College

College students are not expected to make a huge splash in this election. Part of this belief stems from anecdotal articles, but it's also based on po...

SUPER TUESDAY: No One Cares Except Ron Paul Fans (VIDEO)

Posted 03.07.2012 | College

Were Ron Paul fans the only college students actually voting on Super Tuesday? That's seems to be what the MTV News crew found out as they travele...

States Clash Over Laws That Could Keep Students From Voting

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Hampshire's new Republican state House speaker is pretty clear about what he thinks of college kids and how they vote. They're "foolish," Speaker ...

Live Free or Die... But You Can't Vote

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Robert M. Brandon

Why, in 2011, would New Hampshire legislators find it pressing to restrict the voting rights of students, ignoring established constitutional principles in the process? Well, for one, it's a partisan thing.

The Case for the College Voters

Matthew Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Segal

It seems young voters will turn out in record numbers this year, yet there are those who, after all these years, are still trying to pull the reins from us when it comes to our franchise.