Go Vote

Innovation Design Sprint

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The Carrie Chapman Catt Center,
The Department of Political Science, and The Student Innovation Center

Ready, Run, Race: GO VOTE

Create a GO VOTE Platform to Motivate ISU Students to Vote

$3000 in prizes

for an Innovation Design Sprint

This is a non-partisan, non-ideological voter engagement competition that is open to all students — including international and graduate students — from all colleges and fields of study!

Register for our kick-off session!

March 24

Attend 3 Online HELP Sessions

  1. Help us understand why students don’t or do vote
  2. Develop a campaign to increase student voters
  3. Test the campaign
  4. Scale your idea for the future

Winners announced April 16

Learn about the ISU Story

March 24, 6-7 p.m.

  • Surprising data about ISU voters
  • Identifying and scoping the problem

Build your campaign strategy

March 31, 6-7 p.m.

Dr. Kelly Shaw, Political Science

  • Twice elected Mayor
  • Former congressional staffer

Will It Work?

April 7, 6-7 p.m.

Workshop to review your campaign strategy.

Test your voting strategy

GO VOTE: April 8-13

Measuring your impact — did it matter?

Register