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MI Vote Matters is a partnership between the Michigan Secretary of State and nonpartisan organizations to encourage high school students and educators across the state to hold voter registration drives and earn recognition for their efforts.

Each school will have the opportunity to receive special recognition from the Secretary of State in the Fall of 2022, which will be determined by its success in registering a majority of eligible students to vote through May 2022.
For more information on the MI Vote Matters High School Voter Registration Challenge, email ReinhardtS@Michigan.gov.
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The Team Captain Program is a non-partisan student-led initiative, empowering students to plan and lead voter registration efforts at their high schools. Up to two students at each school will be selected to serve as a Team Captain for the 2022-2023 school year. 
Students can now apply to serve as a Team Captain at their high school, leading their peers in the following initiatives: 
Selected students will receive leadership training, resources, materials, and support from non-partisan MI Vote Matters partners, including the Michigan Department of State and Bureau of Elections. Team Captains will also have the opportunity to attend an educational voting and leadership workshop this summer, hosted by the Department of State and Bureau of Elections. The application period is open through June 17th at 11:59PM.
Students can apply using the below student application link. 
Student Application
Educators, administrators, and staff can nominate students for the program by using the below nomination form.
Nomination Form
MI Vote Matters partners include Inspire2Vote, a nonpartisan program of Project High Hopes; the League of Women Voters of Michigan; the Michigan Center for Civic Education; and When We All Vote, an initiative within Civic Nation.
Every Michigan high school is encouraged to participate. School administrators can visit inspire2vote.org/MIVoteMatters to sign up and confirm their school’s participation in the Challenge and to receive materials.
Students who are at least 17.5 years old can pre/register by completing their online pledge and a voter registration application.
Participating schools will receive an action kit for administrators and educators to prepare for a voter registration drive. Materials will be mailed or emailed, and schools may affirm their participation by completing a form and returning it.
Participating schools may also be contacted by a MI Vote Matters nonpartisan program partner to offer additional support. Partners include Project High Hopes; the League of Women Voters of Michigan; the Michigan Center for Civic Education and When We All Vote.
Participating schools are encouraged to host voter registration drives to empower students 17.5+ years of age to get registered. Resources and guidance on hosting successful voter registration drives will be provided. Drives may be planned by faculty and staff or may take place as a student-led initiative.
Resources provided to participating schools include an Action Kit Guide with steps for planning a successful voter registration drive, classroom presentations, voter activity cards with suggested engagement activities, and more. Download our resources guide for more information. For additional questions, contact Secretary@Michigan.gov.
Registration numbers for participating schools will be tracked through student completion of a paper or online “Pledge to Vote” card after registering. Schools will be awarded special recognition based on the following rates:
Inspire2Vote supports nonpartisan efforts to promote voter registration among high school students. Through nonpartisan, interactive efforts, the Inspire movement (Inspire U.S., Inspire2Vote), has enabled nearly 80,000 high school students across the nation to register and vote in elections.
Inspire2Vote is a program of Project High Hopes, a 501(c)3 operating foundation which engages in innovative programs in the areas of civic responsibility.  For more information about Project High Hopes, visit projecthighhopes.org.
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