Voter and Election Resources

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Register to Vote

Please utilize any of the Voter Registration Sites to submit your Voter Registration Form and become a Registered Voter in the United States. UM students are eligible to Register to Vote in the State of Florida. 

Register2Vote - Click Here to Register

Register2Vote will mail you a voter registration card, pre-filled with your information, and a prepaid return envelope already addressed to your county or state election officials. All you have to do is sign the registration form and put it back in the mail. Register2Vote uses USPS tracking technology to ensure that your registration gets exactly where it needs to go, and that it arrives safely at your local election board. Register2Vote is a nonpartisan, registered 501c4 non-profit whose goal is helping people get registered to vote wherever they are. 

TurboVote - Click Here to Register

TurboVote will help you register to vote, make sure you always know when elections are happening, and provide the information you need to vote with confidence. Sign up to receive election reminders, get registered to vote, & apply for your absentee ballot!

Vote.org - Click Here to Register 

Vote.org is the largest 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan voting registration and get out the vote (GOTV) technology platform in America.

Rock the Vote - Click Here to Register

Rock the Vote is the most trusted and effective nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people.

Florida Voter Registration Site - Click Here to Register

You can register to vote directly with the State of Florida if you have the last four digits of your Social Security number and a Florida driver's license or state ID.

Voter Tools 

Check Registration

Vote by Mail

Election Reminders

Resources are powered by the Campus Election Engagement Project and Vote.org

 

Voter Resources

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  • Florida Voter Registration and Eligibility

    For students who have a valid Florida driver's license or Florida ID card, you can register to vote online.

    To be eligible to register to vote in Florida, you must:

    • Be a Citizen of the United States of America (A lawful permanent resident, commonly referred to as a "green card holder," does not have the right to register or vote in Florida);
    • Be a Florida resident (being a UM student is considered a resident of Florida);
    • Be at least 18 years old (You may pre-register to vote if you are 16 years old)
    • Not have been adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other state without having the right to vote restored;
    • Not have been convicted of a felony without your voting rights having been restored.
    • Provide one of the following:
      • Current or valid Florida driver's license number
      • Florida identification card number
      • The last four digits of your Social Security Number

  • Miami-Dade Country Election Information

    Be Election Ready and Learn about Tools and Information from Miami-Dade County Elections Department

    Click Here for More Information

  • Request Vote By Mail - Miami-Dade County

    Vote by mail to avoid the lines and vote in the comfort of your own home. Via the link below, you can also find out if Miami-Dade received your mail ballot.

    Click Here to Vote By Mail

  • Early Voting - Miami-Dade County

    Why wait? Vote early!

    Early voting is offered for many Miami-Dade Country elections. 

    Click Here for Early Voting Information

  • Find Your Ballot

    BallotReady - https://www.ballotready.org/

    Use this tool to see and analyze your personalized ballot! - BallotReady aggregates content from candidates’ websites, social media, press, endorsers and board of elections for comprehensive, nonpartisan information about the candidates and referendums on your ballot. Everything is linked back to its original source so voters can verify any piece of information, and we make every effort to confirm details with the candidates themselves, giving them the opportunity to share even more information.

  • Check Your Florida Voter Registration, Voting Status and Polling Place

    Check for your voter registration and voting status including your polling place, sample ballot and vote-by-mail ballot status. 

    Florida Department of State requests 1-2 business days for newly entered voter registration information to appear on their voter status website.

    Click Here for More Information 

  • Become a Poll Worker - Miami Dade County

    Make a difference, serve your community!

    Miami-Dade County is actively recuriting registered voters in Miami-Dade County interested in serving as poll workers.

    Apply to be a poll worker and support the local, state and national elections 

    Click Here for More Information 

      

Upcoming Important Election Dates

Voter Organizations

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  • Vote.org

    Vote.org is the largest 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan voting registration and get out the vote (GOTV) technology platform in America. Vote.org's mission is to use technology to simplify political engagement, increase voter turnout, and strengthen American democracy.

    https://www.vote.org/

  • Nonprofit VOTE

    Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote. We are the largest source of nonpartisan resources to help nonprofits integrate voter engagement into their ongoing activities and services. - 

    https://www.nonprofitvote.org/

  • Campus Election Engagement Project

    Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national nonpartisan project that helps administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders at America’s colleges and universities engage students in federal, state, and local elections. CEEP views voting as a means to promote a more equitable and inclusive democracy and to address past and present disenfranchisement.

    https://campuselect.org/

  • Map The Vote

    MapTheVote is a project of the 501c4 non-profit Register2Vote. MapTheVote aggregates publicly available data and provides analysis on locations that are likely to have unregistered, eligible voters living at them. The map is a guide to help coordinate and improve voter registration around the country.

    https://www.mapthevote.org/

  • Rock The Vote

    Rock the Vote is the most trusted and effective nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people.

    https://www.rockthevote.org/

  • Democracy Works

    Democracy Works is a team of software developers, public policy wonks, and civic organizers building the tools needed to upgrade the infrastructure of our democracy.

    https://www.democracy.works/