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TREK THE VOTE

For Fair Elections

Trek the Vote for Fair Elections is a grassroots, fan-driven volunteer drive.


Our mission is to connect our fellow American Star Trek fans with non-partisan groups working to ensure a fair and equitable electoral process in our communities, and to carry the principles and work ethic we've learned from Star Trek along for the ride.​


Sign up and get your personalized mission to defend democracy today!

 

POSSIBLE MISSIONS

We offer missions for Starfleet Officers with a variety of capabilities and requirements and we are adding more opportunities all the time.

 

PROFESSIONAL POLL WORKER

Starfleet officers assigned to this posting will serve inside of a polling place; checking voters in, handing them their ballots, and answering questions related to the process of voting. Masks will be required.

INFORMATION ACCURACY OFFICER

Experts anticipate an unprecedented amount of disinformation intended to prevent people from voting this election cycle. Starfleet Officers assigned to information accuracy roles may conduct proactive nonpartisan voter outreach or monitor social media to identify and report disinformation.

VOTER RIGHTS & SAFETY OFFICER

Voting should be safe, secure, and accessible. Starfleet Officers assigned to these postings will identify and report voter intimidation at the polls, ensure polling places have proper PPE and are wheelchair accessible, monitor line length, and answer questions from voters who are having trouble understanding their rights.

VOTER MORALE OFFICER

Many voters will face long, uncomfortable lines and require food, water, and bathroom breaks. Starfleet Officers assigned to these postings will provide sustenance to voters and hold their place in line when they need to use the restroom.

FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Field service technicians set up and operate the equipment used for checking in voters and marking and casting ballots. Starfleet officers posted to this assignment will attend one half-day training in late October and then work one fifteen-hour day on November 3.

FULL COUNT RESERVE SQUAD

The results of this election will not likely be known for several days, or even weeks after 11/3 because so many people are voting by mail. All officers will receive a communique from Starfleet Command with civic engagement assignments in the days and weeks after 11/3 to ensure every ballot is counted.

 

JOIN STARFLEET

Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability and we will match you with partners doing work in your area.

Where would you accept a posting? (Check all that apply.)
Your age
Your availabilty
Just for fun, what's your rank?

By clicking "Beam Me Up" you agree to receive email from Trek the Vote and our partners. You may opt out at any time.

 

STARFLEET ACADEMY RECRUITING DEPARTMENT

Help us find the next class of cadets for the Academy by sharing Trek the Vote online! Just click the icons below to share on 21st century social media and email.

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OUR PARTNERS

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FAIR COUNT

Fair Count volunteers will do nonpartisan get out the vote phone & text banking nationwide and observe outside of polling stations in select states, including Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi.

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ELECTION PROTECTION

Through the 866-OUR-VOTE hotline and voter assistance field program, Election Protection helps ensure eligible voters are able to participate in our democracy.

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POWER THE POLLS

Power the Polls is on a mission to recruit 250,000 poll workers nationwide to keep polling places open and ensure that Americans can vote safely and easily.

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POLL HERO PROJECT

Poll Hero Project is recruiting Starfleet officers under 25 to meet the need for poll workers in their communities.

GEORGIA VOTING WORKS

A non-partisan effort to recruit 3,000 technical support workers for Election Day.

BEYOND TREK PODCAST

Beyond Trek Podcast is our official media partner. They go beyond the show into the hearts and lives of its makers and the fans.

 

VOTER TOOLKIT

Your dashboard to create and manage your own voting plan.

CHECK VOTER REGISTRATION

Run a level 3 diagnostic of your voter registration and make sure you're ready to engage on 11/3.

REGISTER TO VOTE

It takes less than two minutes to get all your information into the main computer.

REQUEST TO VOTE BY MAIL

Want to skip the lines, stay safe from COVID, or spend Election Day volunteering? Sign up to vote by mail.

WHO IS ON MY BALLOT?

Read all the reports and technical manuals beforehand so you know exactly how you want to vote when you have your ballot.

SCAN FOR YOUR POLLING PLACE

Find out where to vote, when polls open, and more.

 

FEDERATION COUNCIL

Listed alphabetically by first name.

ANDRÉ BORMANIS

Script Consultant

Writer & Science Consultant

Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise

ANDY ROBINSON

Elim Garak

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

ARMIN SHIMERMAN

Quark

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

CHASE MASTERSON

Leeta

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

EMMA BROBACK

Graphic Designer

ETHAN TROOSKIN-ZOLLER

Chief Engineer

USS Fiorenza

GATES MCFADDEN

Dr. Beverly Crusher

Star Trek: The Next Generation

HANA HATAE

Molly O'Brien

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

J.G. HERTZLER

General Martok

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

JOHN BILLINGSLEY

Dr. Phlox

Star Trek: Enterprise

KHAYAH BROOKES

Chief Engineer

USS Parliament

KITTY SWINK

Minister Rozhan / Luaran

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

KYLA ROBERTS

Prime Directive Compliance Czar

MIKE OKUDA

Graphic Designer, Scenic Art Supervisor

Star Trek: VI, The Next Generation, Generations, First Contact, Insurrection, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise 

NED HOWEY

Digital Strategist / Test Manager

ROBIN CURTIS

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

SANDI FOX

Digital Strategist

TAE PHOENIX

Founder
(not that kind)

WIL WHEATON

Ensign Wesley Crusher

Star Trek: The Next Generation

 

FREQUENT QUERIES

ARE YOU FOR ANY CANDIDATES? ARE YOU AFFILIATED WITH ANY "TREK THE VOTE" FUNDRAISER?

We are not affiliated with any partisan initiatives which may happen to have the same name.

Each individual member of the Federation Council is free to express their own opinions about everyone and everything on the ballot, but Trek the Vote for Fair Elections is a non-partisan initiative.

That means our only interest is to have an election in which every eligible American gets to vote easily and safely and each vote is scrupulously counted.

WHY DO YOU SAY THERE WILL BE MISSION OPPORTUNITIES AFTER ELECTION DAY?

Most Americans are used to getting election results the night of the election, but because so many people are voting by mail this year, it will likely take days or even weeks before we know the results.

We are basing our plans to offer another set of Trek the Vote missions to volunteers after November 3 on the findings of the non-partisan Transition Integrity Project, which projected a high likelihood that significant public engagement will be required in the post-election period to ensure that every vote is counted before results are certified or announced.

ARE YOU AN OFFICIAL STAR TREK PROJECT?

Star Trek is the intellectual property of CBS.


We are a grassroots network of Trek fans, actors, and behind-the-scenes professionals and not affiliated with CBS.

ARE CONSERVATIVES WELCOME?

Absolutely. Trek the Vote for Fair Elections adheres to the Prime Directive. We set our desired outcomes to one side and focus on ensuring a fair and equitable election.

 
 

Trek the Vote is not affiliated with CBS, which owns Star Trek. We are an all-volunteer, grassroots, non-partisan, non-commercial network of fans and actors making Fair Use of themes from the Trek universe in order to bring much-needed people power into the election integrity process.