We are recruiting new members for Spring 2014!
Fill out our email sign up to the right to stay on top of the latest news regarding our first meeting and organization activities this semester.
Breaking News, officer positions now open!!!
Interested in being a UT Votes officer? We have two positions currently available: Social Media Correspondent and Philanthropy Chair. See this Google doc for officer duties and submit a paragraph in order to run. Elections will take place end of March/early April.
3/17/2014 - third Spring 2014 meeting, 6:00PM location TBD. We will be watching a special politically themed TV show and playing tabling games.
3/3/2014 - second Spring 2014 meeting, 6:00PM in BUR 216.
Join us at our second meeting as we continue filling in our brackets for the 2014 primaries! Whoever fills in their brackets closest to the actual March 4th outcome will win a Starbucks giftcard. We're also playing some of our favorite SNL political parodies and talking about our open officer positions. Save the date!
DID YOU KNOW: Not only is first registration important, but so is keeping your residential address updated! Every year, thousands of citizens are disenfranchised because they forget to change their address in time for elections. Updating your address is easy, follow the links on the sidebar or ask a UT Votes officer how!
WHO WE ARE
GET INVOLVED: If you are a UT undergraduate and looking to step up as a leader on campus, this nonpartisan organization is a great way to do it. Contact Arielle at email@example.com to get involved today!
Did you know that only 8-10% of Austinites vote in local elections? The University of Texas is one of the least represented portions of the city. Don't be left out, Get Registered and Vote!
Cat is a 4th year government major currently interning with Texas Exes and the Texas Tribune. She loves all things political, civically minded and lavender scented.
Vice President-Chelsea O’Hara
Chelsea is a Junior studying Plan II Honors, Government, and French. She is excited to be Vice President of UT Votes for the third year. Raised with an appreciation for grassroots political organization, local politics, and a belief in civic engagement, Chelsea hopes she can help her fellow students to gain a better understanding of the voter registration process and foster dialogues among the student body surrounding issues affecting students today.
Public Relations-Zach Foust
Zach is a sophomore history major from Kerrville, Texas. Although interested in the past, he is optimistic about the future of civic engagement. He hopes to inform the public about the value of voting not just in presidential elections, but also in primaries and midterms.