Below you will find resources to help you be one of our informed students to help you be engaged, civic-minded and an informed voter.
As a member of The Democracy Commitment, a national initiative that encourages community colleges across the country to engage students in civic learning and democratic practices, and the All In Campus Democracy Challenge, SCC is recognized for its commitment to improving democratic engagement, increasing student voter participation rates, and graduating students with a lifelong commitment to being informed and active citizens.
2020-2021 IMPORTANT DATES
- Tuesday, August 4, 2020: Arizona Primary Election (See BeBallotReady.vote)
- Thursday, September 17, 2020: Constitution Day
- Tuesday, September 22, 2020: National Voter Registration Day
- Wednesday, October 7, 2020: Ballot mailed, in-person voting available
- Thursday, October 15, 2020: Voter Registration Deadline
- Friday, October 23, 2020: Last day to request a ballot by mail
- Saturday, October 24, 2020: Weekend voting available
- Wednesday, October 28, 2020: Last day to mail back your ballot
- Tuesday, November 3, 2020: General Election
Check out our Democracy Wall in front of the Center for Civic & Global Engagement in the Student Center Cafeteria. Questions and prompts are posted on a weekly basis, inviting you to respond by writing your thoughts and opinions on the whiteboard. Pick up a marker and Get Engaged!
Check out Events on campus to Get Informed!
Voter Education Resources
- Arizona Secretary of State (Arizona Election and Election Results)
- BeBallotReady.vote (Dashboard of your voting and ballot status)
- Campus Vote Project (Deadlines, locations, materials)
- Your Vote Your Voice (Register online/absentee)
- The League of Women Voters (Educating Voters)
- CIRCLE's Voter Education and Research
- Arizona Clean Elections ( Voter Education Guide and Candidate Information)
- I citizen (Civic engagement app that empowers citizens to make their voices heard on civic and political issues)
- Federal Voting Assistance Program (Registration assistance for military/overseas voting)
- Voto Latino (Programs to engage, educate and empower Latinos)
- ASU Center for Race & Democracy (Delivering Democracy Lectures)
- Our Vote, Our Future (recorded event discussing the importance of voting in national and local elections)
Get Registered! Voter Registration Forms are available in the Center for Civic & Global Engagement, or register on-line through the Arizona Secretary of State. To register to vote in Arizona, you must:
- Be a citizen of the United States.
- Be a resident of Arizona and the county listed on your registration.
- Be 18 years of age or older on or before the day of the next General Election.
You can also check if you’re registered and get more information at Can I Vote? Watch for upcoming Voter Registration drives on campus!