Voter Suppression on College Campuses

the rolls go directly to registrar” and find out why you’re name doesn’t  appear, Ronseberg says. Remember, there is some lag time between registering and being placed on the lists.


If there is a challenge to your registration status on Election Day, students can fill out a provisional ballot. “In the even that everything checks out they can count your provisional ballot,” Brown says. The Brennan Center’s Our Vote phone number  (866-687-8683) will serve as a live hotline that day.


Check out the Brennan Center’s student election guide to learn about voting rules in your school’s state.


 Today, Oct. 4, is the last day to register to vote in many states.


Renita Burns is the editorial assistant for


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