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Election 2020

Resources and information for our staff, faculty and students 

Nov. 3 is Election Day 2020

Let's be part of a historic moment in our history.

Do you have questions about the United States election process? What's the Electoral College? The TCC library has a guide for you.

TCC Library Election Guide

No matter the results, we stay true to our community

A day before the election, WA community and technical college leaders vow to stay true to these principles: Black Lives Matter today and every day, and we are proud to be home to people from all walks of life, belief systems, origins and identities. 

Read our message

Track Your Ballot 

  1. Go to the state’s voting information site at
  2. Enter your name and birthdate.
  3. On the left side, you should see an option to check “Ballot Status.” Click on that, and it should tell you where your ballot is.

Check the status of your Washington state ballot here.


Student-Organized Election Events 


The Office of Student Engagement are hosting a series of "power hour" events to get you engaged with this year's election. Meet Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards on Oct. 29; participate in an Election Night Zoom Party and be part of a Courageous Conversation on Nov. 4. 


For our campus community:

Here are recommended resources to manage anxiety and stress:
Election 2020 - Managing Stress
Managing Political Anxiety
More  Resources 

For TCC staff and faculty:

  • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available. Contact info: 1-877-313-4455 or online
  • Post-election support and resources guide is available. 
  • EAP also is offering free sessions to deal with the emotional impact of the election season:
    • Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 9:00am-9:45am -- Register
    • Thursday, November 5, 2020 @ 1:00pm-1:45pm -- Register
    • Friday, November 6, 2020 @ 2:00pm-2:45pm -- Register
    • Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 11:00am-11:45am -- Register
  • For our staff, leadership is supportive if you choose to take a vacation or sick day after the election. Please work with your supervisor. 

For TCC Students:

 2020 Election - Voters with Disabilities