Hood Votes

Now more than ever it is extremely important to vote, particularly for our younger, college-aged generation.

Below is a collection of information and links designed to educate you on how to register and prepare for this upcoming election. Please take some time to read over everything, and don’t forget to register to vote! 

If you have yet to register to vote, please do so as soon as possible. Many deadlines to register are fast approaching, particularly if you would like to participate in absentee or mail-in-voting. Learn how to register in your home state today!

You can also find state-specific voter registration requirements and information for U.S. domestic, military and overseas voters here.

It is extremely important to educate yourself on both how to vote, and who you are voting for. Each person on a ballot represents different concerns, and before voting, its vitally important to educate yourself so you vote for the candidate that best represents your ideals and values.

September 15th at 7:00 PM - Daniel Gillion on The Loud Minority: Why Protests Matter in American Democracy. Click here to view.

September 17th at 2:00 PM - Dr. Judson welcomes anyone interested on Constitution Day to attend her class. Please check your hood college

September 17th at 6:30 PM - Constitution Day: The National Constitution Center will award its 32nd annual Liberty Medal to the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, for her efforts to advance liberty and equality for all.

September 22nd from 12:00-5:00 PM - Hood College Voter Registration Drive in Tatem Tent/Zoom. Stop by and learn how to get registered to vote!

September 22nd at 5:00 PM - Historian and Author Johanna Neuman: "And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote" held via zoom, please check your Hood College email for the link. 

October 12th at 5:00 PM - Political Scientist Elizabeth Bennion, Ph.D.: “The Case Against the Electoral College: How the Electoral College Undermines Racial Equality & Democracy” held via zoom, please check your Hood College email for the link.

October 20th at 7:00 PM -  Protest and Politics: Struggles for Liberation in the Midst of a Double Pandemic-- A (Virtual) Conversation between Dr. Melina Abdullah and Dr. Wendy Smooth" held via zoom, please check your hood college email for the link.

October 23rd at 5:00 PM - Essay contest submissions due to Bre Harwood at harwood@hood.edu by 5:00 pm on this day. 

November 3rd - Election day!