Tips and Tools

Voter Registration

5 Reasons to Register to Vote on Campus

  1. You don't have to drive anywhere, you can just vote at the campus polling locations.
  2. There's no need to deal with absentee ballots. Why complicate your life with more paperwork or mail?
  3. We (GOTV) take care of sending your registration form.
  4. You get free giveaways if you register to vote on campus.
  5. Florida is a swing state!

National Voter Registration Day 2016

Ready to Register to Vote in Florida?

In order to register to vote in Florida, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • Be a Florida resident (living at UM means you are a Florida resident).
  • Be 18 years old (you may pre-register to vote if you are 17 years old or have received a valid Florida driver's license, whichever occurs earlier).
  • Not be adjudicated as mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other state.
  • Not have been convicted of a felony without your civil rights having been restored.
  • Provide one of the following:
    • Current or valid Florida driver's license number
    • Florida identification card number
    • The last four digits of your Social Security Number

The Get Out the Vote OrgSync page provides a blank registration form, important registration and election dates for Florida, as well as more information about voting.