WeVote is committed to providing non-partisan opportunities to the WMU community to learn about candidates, ballot initiatives and voting procedures.
WMU Votes with lt. governor garlin Gilchrist
Tuesday, October 27
6:00 p.m. | FAcebook and Youtube LIVE
Join us for a special message from Michigan Lieutenant Governor, Garlin Gilchrist and hear from current WMU students in a panel discussion about why voting is important and their experiences with voting leading up to the current election. This nonpartisan event will encourage students to get out and vote by November 3rd, and provide them with information on how to vote if they haven't already.
VIRtual Debate Watch PARTIES
Thursday, October 22
8:45 p.m. discussion | 9:00 p.m. debate
Connect with people from across campus in a moderated conversation about the issues on the table, and then watch the final Presidential debate before Election Day in community with each other!
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Cast your vote in the 2020 Presidential Election! Register to vote and vote absentee by mail or in-person in advance of Election Day to avoid lines. Or find your polling location to vote in person on Election Day. REMEMBER! You have to cast your ballot - in person or by mail or by dropping it off - at the location where you are registered!
Women of Color and Political Influence
Thursday, October 8
7 to 8 p.m.
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment—with which some women gained the right to vote—and learn about the key role of women of color in civic engagement, historically and currently in this panel presentation. A keynote address by Dr. Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, author of the book, The Untold Story of Women of Color in the League of Women Voters, will open the panel. Read more about the speakers and panelists here.