Three students pose for a photo, one holding a star and U.S.-flag-themed mustache prop, another with a Go Vote pennant, the third with a Hopkins Votes sign

Credit: Will Kirk / Johns Hopkins University

Hopkins Votes

Students get registered and ready for Election Day

At absentee ballot party co-hosted by Center for Social Concern and Hopkins Votes, students get help navigating the voting process

Johns Hopkins University hosted an absentee ballot party on Tuesday morning to get students registered and ready to vote in the upcoming elections.

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Members of the Johns Hopkins community can register to vote, get election reminders, and receive absentee ballots by filling out a simple online form

More than 60 students stopped by Glass Pavilion on the university's Homewood campus to check their voter registration status, request a mail-in ballot from their state of residence, or submit absentee ballots. Many more students came by to pick up stamps to mail their completed ballots.

The absentee ballot party at was co-organized by JHU's Center for Social Concern and the HopkinsVotes initiative. All Hopkins affiliates can register to vote or check their registration status at TurboVote. Students who were not able to attend Tuesday's event and have questions about voting or need stamps can email or stop by the Center for Social Concern at 3103 N. Charles St.

A male student rings a large cow bell and is applauded by others

Image credit: Will Kirk / Johns Hopkins University

A student assists two others on a laptop

Image credit: Will Kirk / Johns Hopkins University