Mission, Goals and Values

Our mission

We support Kent State students’ right to vote by increasing voter registration opportunities, empowering students with non-partisan information and tools, and challenging barriers to students’ political participation.

Our goals

Through grassroots campaigns and contributions from the Kent community, Kent State Votes will:

  • Provide all eligible voters in the Kent State community with information about the voting process and regular opportunities to register to vote

  • Build enthusiasm among Kent State students for participating in local, statewide, and federal elections.

  • Strengthen the knowledge of voter importance through responsible and ethical advocacy

  • Create and execute a strategy for identifying and reducing barriers to political participation among Kent State students.

Our values

The participating members of Kent State Votes value:

  • Advocacy

  • Democracy

  • Compassion

  • Responsibility

  • Respect

  • Community

  • Transparency

  • Independence

  • Individuality

  • Choice


“Your Community. Your Future. Your Vote.”