Democracy

Increasing voter turnout on November 6

Colorado Public Interest Research Group’s New Voters Project has been running a campaign all semester to raise awareness about voting among students. This month the Auraria branch of CoPIRG hosted debate parties on campus so students could come to watch the presidential and vice presidential debates.

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Early Voting Turnout at NCSU Precincts Exceed 2008 Numbers

The Student PIRGs’ New Voters Project has launched early voting campaigns in several states in an effort to help young people turn out to vote this Election Season.

News Release | NCPIRG | Democracy, New Voters Project

Local students kick off early voting on campus with mustache events

Raleigh, NC - With voter registration deadlines passed, today students across the state kicked off early voting with events to mobilize young voters to the polls before Election Day.

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Video: Students encouraged to hit the polls as early voting gets underway

Early voting began today in North Carolina, and StudentVote.org is out on N.C. State's campus encouraging students to hit the polls.

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Phot Gallery: Early Voting Starts in Triangle

Check out the photo gallery of the first day of early voting in North Carolina.

60,000 and counting!

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Voter registration deadlines have come and gone in most states and the rest are approaching fast. With 20 days until Election Day I'm incredibily proud of what we've accomplished so far.

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News Release | TexPIRG | Democracy, New Voters Project

New Voters Project Helps Register 5,000 Youth to Vote in Texas

Austin, TX – From Dallas to Houston, TexPIRG’s New Voters Project registered over 5,000 Texas youth to vote in time for the November 6th, 2012 election.

Groups help students register before deadline

Given Colorado’s unpredictable political turnout in past presidential elections, it has been classified as a swing state this year and one that has the potential to help decide the White House’s occupant for the next four years. Oct 9 marked the deadline for Colorado residents to register for this year’s election

Students Win In Florida

By | Florida PIRG

Yesterday, Federal Judge Robert L. Hinkle issued an order to permanently remove some of the most restrictive parts of Florida’s new voter registration laws. The laws would have made it harder for student governments and groups like us to help young people register to vote.

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News Release | Florida PIRG Students | Democracy, New Voters Project

FLORIDA VICTORY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Tallahassee, FL – Civic groups and Florida voters won a huge victory when a federal judge indicated he will permanently remove some of the most restrictive parts of Florida’s new voter registration laws, which have made it harder for student governments and civic groups to help register young people to vote.

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