Beyond the Mock Election

Looking for more ways to get involved in our country’s democracy? There are a number of great ways to make a difference while you’re still in high school.

Pre-register to vote

If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can pre-register to vote right now online. You will be automatically registered to vote when you turn 18 years old.

Become a student poll worker

Students who are at least 16 years old on Election Day can earn money serving as poll workers. This is a great way to learn first-hand how elections are run and to play a vital role in our democracy. Learn more here.

Guide to voter registration drives

Voter registration drives are another great way to make a real difference and share the power of voting. Learn more about how to organize a voter registration drive at your school.

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is a holiday celebrated on the fourth Tuesday in September to focus attention on the importance of registering to vote. This is a great day to host a voter registration drive, or register or pre-register to vote if you haven’t done so already.