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Pack the Polls Gets Active

Founded in 2016, Pack the Polls is a campus-wide coalition on voter engagement and education.

Purpose of Pack the Polls

The Pack the Polls coalition has three main missions:

  • Foster a coordinated impact by bringing together organizations, faculty, students, and staff from across the university and greater community that share similar goals of activating students to become civically engaged in upcoming elections.
  • Provide civic engagement education, activities, and centralized information to the NC State community.
  • Increase voter registration and election turnout using creative engagement tactics.

Upcoming Events

Voting Toolkit

This interactive voting toolkit will help give you all the skills and knowledge you need to feel confident when you go to the polls. Attend on a date that works for you!

  • Tuesday, Feb. 6 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm | Hunt Library IEI Duke Energy Hall D
  • Thursday, Feb. 15th @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm | Talley Student Union Room 4210 (Woodward Student Involvement Center)
  • Thursday, Feb. 22 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm | Talley Student Union Room 4210 (Woodward Student Involvement Center)
  • Monday, Feb. 26th @4:30pm – 5:30pm | Witherspoon Student Center Room 201

Polarization after the Primary: What now?

This event will feature a guest speaker who discusses the state of politics and polarization in the time following the primary; what causes it, and what we can do about it.

  • Saturday, March 23 @10:00am – 12:00pm | Location TBD

Dining With Democracy

Put on in partnership with the College of Education, Dining with Democracy invites people from different backgrounds and perspectives to come together and engage in rich discussions over dinner. Participants will partake in facilitated activities that allow them to join in open conversation and learn from one another about contemporary issues facing the American public. For more information, click here.

  • Monday, Feb. 19 @6:00pm – 8:00pm | Coastal Ballroom of Talley Student Union


Have questions or concerns about Pack the Polls, this site, or voting in general? Email us at or submit your question to our Google Form and we will respond to you as soon as possible!