oc votes provides a space to learn about the programming and participation opportunities at oberlin college related to the 2020 election.
in keeping with oberlin’s commitment to the role of education in fostering vibrant democracy, oc votes promotes student engagement with this election season using the academic and creative skills of a liberal arts and conservatory education.
this space provides two major pathways to engagement:
- participation in the democratic process through voter registration and voter education, and
- programming that offers opportunities to think through and engage with the complex issues this election cycle has raised.
vote: then spread the word
one of the easiest ways to encourage voter engagement is through imagery. oc votes is providing several zoom backgrounds and facebook cover photo templates for you to use to show others that you’ve voted.
be among those who proudly say ’’i voted.’’ download the background of your choice and resize to use on zoom, facebook, and other social media platforms to spread the word.
voter resources, events, and more
oc votes has a wealth of information and resources to ensure you go to the polls— or the ballot box—as an enthusiastic and informed voter. watch videos explaining local and state ballot issues, hear virtual presentations and panel discussions, learn your options for voting during the pandemic, and attend virtual and outdoor events (presidential debate, maybe?) to solidify your political stance.
be proud to say ‘‘i voted’’
use the zoom backgrounds and facebook cover photo templates to tell the world that you have voted. should you need help in applying them to zoom or your social media accounts, visit zoom and facebook.
voting resources for students
find essential information for student voters—including ohio registration deadlines, absentee ballot instructions, and more.
election day at oberlin college
oberlin college opened the doors of its john w. heisman field house to allow for students and community members to cast their ballots in person on election day. the facility was prepped as a polling place to include socially distanced voting booths and other safety measures.election day in pictures