Election 2020 K Votes Events and Resources

Tomorrow is the 2020 Election

  • K Votes and campus partners have prepared a variety of events the entire week to support students, faculty, and staff.
  • If you need voting resources such as voting guides, sample ballots, polling place locator, etc. click here: https://cce.kzoo.edu/opportunities/k-votes/voting-101/
  • Haven’t registered to vote yet? Want to vote tomorrow? Same Day registration and voting is available in Michigan and other states, more details at the Voting 101 link above. Call the K Votes Hotline with any questions about this.
  • K Votes also created a Post-Election Resources page which has a variety of links and contact information for campus support services: https://cce.kzoo.edu/opportunities/k-votes/post-election-resources/.

If you have questions about voting, the election, or any events, please call the K Votes Hotline at (269) 364-0855 or email Emily Kowey at ekowey@kzoo.edu.

If you are going to the polls tomorrow and see or experience voter intimidation or have trouble voting, call the Election Protection Hotline: 1-866-OUR-VOTE or 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español).

Tuesday, November 3rd: Last Day to Vote!

  • Kalamazoo College Voter Information Table and Bike to the Polls – Red Square 
    • ​Stop by from 9AM to 5PM to pick up voting guides, maps to local polling locations, Voting Go Bags (with snacks, pens, stickers, and a K Votes tip sheet), and more. 
    • Bike to Polls! Stop by Red Square to pick up a bike to ride to a local polling location. Helmets and locks available.
    • Masks Required! Additional COVID-19 protocols here: https://cce.kzoo.edu/events/
  • Guided Walk to the Kalamazoo Clerk’s Office – Meets at Red Square 
    • 10AM-11AM and 2PM-3PM
    • ​​K Votes interns will lead a guided walk from campus to the Downtown Clerk’s office for those that need to register to vote. Election Day registration is available in Michigan.
    • Masks Required! Additional COVID-19 protocols here: https://cce.kzoo.edu/events/
  • Election Talking Circle with the Kalamazoo College Counseling Center 
    • ​6-7PM EST on Teams. Join the Election Talking Circle group, Password: oa3kuvc. 
  • The State of the Race: Election Night Discussion with Dr. Justin Berry 
  • Election Night Returns Virtual Watch Party with Dr. Berry 
    • 8-11PM EST on Teams: 2020 Presidential Election Forum. Password: 549JKJ6

Wednesday, November 4th:

  • Election Talking Circle with the Kalamazoo College Counseling Center
    • 6-7PM EST on Teams. Join the Election Talking Circle group, code: oa3kuvc.
  • Lessons from Interfaith Leaders Around the World with the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

Thursday, November 5th: 

  • Election Talking Circle with the Kalamazoo College Counseling Center 
    • ​6-7PM EST on Teams. Join the Election Talking Circle group, code: oa3kuvc.

Monday, November 9th: 

  • “So…Now What” Post Election Conversation for BIPOC Students with the Intercultural Center
    • 6PM EST on Teams. For details to attend, please RSVP to ncarvalh@kzoo.edu.​
    • This event welcomes all students, but will center Students of Color, and provide exclusive space to BIPOC lived experiences and concerns about the future. Those who do not respect this will be removed from the event.
    • Facilitated by Natalia Carvalho-Pinto and Dr. Kenlana Ferguson.

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