Voting at Webster University

Students have unique issues when it comes to voting.  Do you register where you go to school or where your permanent address is? Will you lose financial aid if you change your voter registration? Will you need to change your driver’s license if you vote in Missouri?

This page is designed to give you information to help you find answers, register to vote and research the issues. This is a non-partisan informational page to give you the tools you need to vote. 

Brennan Center for Justice
The Brennan Center for Justice was developed by the New York University School of Law. This site offers a 50-state voting guide to help students understand how voting laws and rules differ from state-to-state. The site explains residency, registration, identification and absentee voting requirements for voters in each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. Their Missouri Student Voting Guide can be found here.

Rock the Vote: Voting as a Student
Rock the Vote also has a link allowing you to register to vote, search to see if you are already registered, find a polling place and sign up for election reminders.

United States Election Assistance Commission
This site has the National Mail Voter Registration Form in English and a number of other languages. They also have a link providing resources for military and overseas voters.

Vote Missouri
The Missouri Voting Rights Center also gives you the opportunity to register to vote (via mail), find out what types of ID are required to vote and also explains how Missourians can vote while overseas. This site also includes a helpful section for military voters. A similar link for Illinois can be found here.

Vote Smart
If you are interested in researching the candidates and the issues, Project Vote Smart is a non-partisan, non-profit educational organization that allows you to research candidates and current office holders in your state.

TurboVote
TurboVote requires registration to use. Once registered, you are able to download necessary documents to register to vote and sign up for text alerts notifying you of upcoming elections. Note: Turbovote has a $5 annual subscription fee or will charge you for postage if you want the forms mailed to you, however, you are able to print them out yourself for free.  Other sites listed above will also allow you to print out voting documents or register online without having to sign up for a login or pay for a subscription.