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Voter Registration Information

by Sessions Staff | September 24, 2020

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the  United States general election will decide our next President and the composition of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

As an institution of higher education, Sessions College is required to make sure all enrolled students have information on their options for voter registration. Registering to vote — and then actually voting!— is an important civic responsibility for anyone who is eligible to vote.

According to this NPR article in July, more than half of voters under the age of 35 were unsure that they had the resources or information on how to vote.

Democracy begins with registering to vote, and Sessions College encourages all students who are United States citizens of voting age to exercise their right to vote!

Here are the important steps:

  1. Find out the options and requirements in your state for voting by mail / voting in-person.
  2. Make sure you are registered to vote.
  3. Keep general track of any deadlines if voting by mail.
  4. Have a plan for how and when you vote, whether it’s by mail or getting to the polls on Nov 3rd.

Arizona Voter Information

Sessions College is located in Tempe, Arizona. Below is voter information for Arizona residents:

Election day is Nov. 3

Registration deadlines
Online: Oct. 5
By mail: Postmarked by Oct. 5
In person: Oct. 5

Absentee ballot deadlines
Request: Oct. 23
Return by mail: Received by Nov. 3
Return in person: Nov. 3 by 7:00 p.m.

Early voting
Oct. 7 – Oct. 30, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live

National Voter Information

Sessions College has students located in all 50 states. The requirements for voter registration and voting by mail / in-person voting vary widely from state to state. To find your state’s voter information pages, visit the Rock the Vote or use the USA.GOV website directory. USA.gov also has information resources on how to register to vote and how to vote.

We encourage all students who are eligible to exercise their right to vote on November 3rd!

Sessions Staff is a restless soul who loves to share Campus News stories with current and prospective students.