The fifteenth amendment of the United States Constitution gives citizens the right to vote. Goucher encourages all students to exercise this right by completing the voter registration process for your state.
This information is being posted in compliance with Section 487(a)(23) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, which requires higher education institutions to distribute voter registration information and forms to their students.
The following websites contain information and instructions about how to register to vote online or download voter registration forms in the state in which you are eligible to vote:
- Rock the Vote - http://www.rockthevote.com/election-center/
- The Brennan Center for Justice - http://www.brennancenter.org/analysis/student-voting-guide
- Your Vote, Your Voice - http://www.yourvoteyourvoice.org/
For those students who choose to vote in Maryland, you can use Maryland's Online Voter Registration System (OLVR) https://voterservices.elections.state.md.us/OnlineVoterRegistration/VoterType or submit a voter registration application http://elections.state.md.us/voter_registration/documents/2012_English_Internet_VRA.pdf to your local board of elections or the State Board of Elections at any time.