Election Day at HKS

Election Day at HKS

Today is Election Day in the U.S., which is an exciting day

on the HKS campus.

The JFK Jr. Forum is abuzz with Election Day activity today,

including an Election Night Watch Party hosted by the Institute of Politics


Tomorrow evening, HKS’s top political experts will convene

in the Forum for 2022:

What Just Happened and What’s Next to discuss the election results and what

the midterms mean for our government and our democracy. Viewers can stream the

event live via the IOP’s YouTube.

Have an interest in election memorabilia?

Check out the Political

Buttons at HKS Collection. The collection includes over 1,500 political buttons from the 20th and 21st centuries, representing U.S. political campaigns at every level, ballot initiatives, social issues and movements, and political demonstrations.

A collection of buttons in the Political

Buttons at HKS Collection.

Harvard Votes Challenge

In Fall 2018, ahead of the midterm elections, the Ash Center

for Democratic Governance and Innovation and Institute of Politics launched the

Harvard Votes Challenge to promote student voter registration and turnout

across Harvard. The effort was a collaboration between students,

administrators, and faculty aiming to build a culture of civic engagement,

lower the barriers to voting, and institutionalize voting registration and


Harvard Votes Challenge

volunteers register students to vote at the Harvard College orientation.

If you’re an eligible voter, be sure to cast your ballot today!