Educational Materials

Voting Guides

Voting is an important right given to all citizens. Through voting, you are making your voice heard and showing how you think the government should operate. The BTVC is a program which aims to increase voter registration, education, and turnout. Our mission is to make voter registration and education as easy as possible, which will aid in increasing voter turnout. Using the button below, learn more about 2018 elections, ballot issues, and candidate information. Become an informed Voter Today!

IU Library Research: 2018 Midterm Election Guide

Useful Information for Students

Provisional Ballots are ballots which allow a voter to still vote in the event there is an administrative error. For more information, check out the informational document below:

Provisional Ballot Information 

An Absentee Ballot, otherwise known as mail-in voting and by-mail voting, allows citizens to vote prior to Election Day. For more information, check out the informational document below:

Absentee Ballot Information

Useful Information for Staff, Faculty, and Administration

This section is intended to provide information for staff, faculty, and administration to use to learn more about the BTVC, TurboVote, and the importance of voting. See links below to learn more.

  • The TurboVote Toolkit is a useful page provided by TurboVote to be utilized to learn more about what TurboVote is, how it benefits students, and different promotional materials, among others. Click the button below to explore the site to learn more:

TurboVote Toolkit

  • Below is a link to a report entitled "Election Imperatives" written by Nancy Thomas, Margaret Brower, Ishara Casellas Conners, Adam Gismondi, and Kyle Upchurch, published by the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education. This report provides ten recommendations to increase college student voter turnout. To learn more, click the button below to read the full report:  

Election Imperatives