College Student Voting Program
Each fall during election
years, PACE sponsors a 1-credit College Student Voting Seminar, which is taught by
a PACE faculty member. The
students learn about the importance of voting, the voting process and conduct a Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot
During a two-week period at the end of September and the beginning of
October, the student team visits classes and talks about the importance of voting.
They help students fill out voter registration forms and absentee
ballot applications. In addition, the team staffs a table in the Dining
Hall during dinner.
In fall (2006) student Adam
Meehan helped coordinate our voter registration initiative. PACE
participated in a national research project
sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
and Young Voter Strategies (YVS) at George Washington University. The
purpose of the research was to evaluate the effectiveness of
classroom-based registration, which has been preferred by PACE, as well as
other voter registration methods.
Opportunities to Participate
If you are interested in participating in our Voter
Registration Drives, please contact the PACE Office