It’s Election Day! CALPIRG’s New Voters Project is using today to keep up the unprecedented momentum! This fall CALPIRG Students has been hard at work to help register and mobilize students to vote and participate in our democracy. Our team… Read more
For Election Day, the nonpartisan California Campus Vote Project, a coalition of statewide student associations including CALPIRG Students and the UC Students Association, is hosting a day long vote-a-thon with the Secretary of State’s office to showcase the enthusiasm that young people have to turn out to the polls this year.
This year CALPIRG Students engaged 2,000 volunteers and worked to ban single-use plastics and turn out the youth vote. Read more in our annual report.
This year was supposed to be a comeback year for Kyle Schulz and the College Republicans at Cal Poly Pomona, in eastern Los Angeles County. In 2018, the House district in which the campus resides was caught up in the… Read more
On-campus voting rates at UC Santa Barbara increased by more than 243% between 2014 and 2018, according to a report by The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE). NSLVE is a project of the Institute for Democracy &… Read more
On-campus voting at UCLA increased by more than 300% between 2014 and 2018, according to a report by The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE). NSLVE is a project of the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at… Read more
According to the CALPIRG Education Fund survey of more than 1,000 students last spring, most students want the college to do more to reach out to students about voter registration, where and how to vote, and what’s on their ballot.
New expert estimates indicate that turnout of young voters between the ages of 18 and 29 will likely exceed 50 percent in yesterday’s national election. This strong showing places 2012 on par with record 2008 turnout rates and bucks predictions of a precipitous drop-off in young voter participation.