Only 48.3% of college students voted in 2016. 17.8% voted in the 2014 midterms.


“Decisions are made by those who show up.” In 2018, we want every Colby student to show up and to exercise their voice. Through our programs, the Goldfarb Center aims to empower every student not just to be a voter, but to be an informed voter.


Get Registered.

If you’ve already registered, send your friends to this site.

Rock the Vote provides state by state voting information and resources for students looking to get more involved. 

Here’s all the info you need to understand whether you can vote in Maine and what it takes to register. provides information on each states voting regulations, helps you to register for an absentee ballot, and can send you reminders about election dates.

Get Informed.

  • Use the non-partisan voter guide provided by to find a simple breakdown of your local elections. You can also subscribe for personalized updates.
  • For Californians, CALmatters is a non-partisan, non-profit journalism site with a guide to all your 2018 election issues.
  • Vox’s The Weeds
  • NPR’s Up First
  • The Voter Project
  • FiveThirtyEight Politics



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