Duke Votes

Friday, October 28th

Bryan Center Plaza to Karsh Visitor's Center, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm (every 30 minutes)

March to the Polls

Marches from the BC Plaza to Karsh Vistor's Center voting site every 30 minutes. 1000 free ice cream cones and tacos, t-shirts, and music will be provided!

Broadhead Center Room 068, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Pizza Event: Beyond Voting Civic Engagement Year-Round

Duke Office of DCA

DCA Office reviews community engagement principles beyond voting

Durham School of Arts, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Duke in Durham: Making a Voting Plan with Students

Kids Voting Durham

A group of 4-6 students will be transported to Durham High Schools where they will talk with students about creating a plan for how, when, and where to vote.

Karsh Visitor's Center, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rock the Polls

Pitchforks (1:00 - 2:00), West Street Band (2:00 - 3:00), STR (3:00 - 4:00)

3 bands will perform at the polls, rotating each hour. Free food from food trucks will be avaliable.

Schiciano B Auditorium (Fitzpatrick Center), 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Michael Steele: State of Democracy Discussion

POLIS: Center for Politics

A discussion with fomer RNC chairsperson, Lt. Governor of Maryland, and member of the Lincoln Project, Michael Steele, on the state of American democracy, the importance of civic engagement, and how students can shape America’s future.

Nasher Musuem of Art, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Mural Painting

Nasher Musuem of Art & Duke Arts

At the Nasher Museum, visitors are invited to help activate screen-printed posters with colored pencils. Everyone’s posters will be added to a interactive Democracy Wall. Additionally, Duke Arts and Duke Create will lead a printmaking workshop at the Rubenstein Arts Center.

Duke Wellness Center, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wellness activity

Duke Wellness Center

To combat Election Day stress, the Duke Wellness Center will lead meditation and yoga sessions

Social Sciences Building 139, 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Donuts & Democracy: How Local Government Creates Change

Durham City Council + State Legislators

Durham At-Large Council Member, Jillian Johnson, and NC State Legislators, Mike Woodard, Vernetta Alston, and Marcia Moorey, will discuss Durham's pressing issues and how local civic action brings new change.