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Campus Election Engagement Project-NC
NC Campus Compact is partnering with the Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) to promote student election engagement in preparation for the 2014 midterm election. CEEP is a national, nonpartisan effort to help colleges and universities involve students in elections. NC Campus Compact also led the CEEP-NC project in fall 2012 and fall 2008.
Early voting aka one-stop absentee voting in North Carolina is October 23-November 1. Click here for a list of sites that are closest to NC Campus Compact member institutions. Non-members can check locations here.
North Carolina Voter Guides
County Voter Guides (created by Democracy NC)
Guides are available online at www.ncelectionconnection.com.
If students want to know what races/issues are on their North Carolina ballot they can utilize these sources.
With a voter registration total of 400 individuals between the contest period of September 10th -October 10th, Elon University is the winner of the NC Online Voter Registration Challenge and recipient of a $450 prize to support future engagement efforts. Congratulations to Elon and Dr. Matthew Weidenfeld, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Policy Studies, who manages the TurboVote process! The contest was open to eight NC institutions who used either TurboVote or studentvote.org to manage voter registration this fall.
The 2014 NC Voter Registration Competition was a contest held in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day on September 23rd. Five institutions participated and Elizabeth City State University won the $450 prize.
On September 19, 2014, the Student Government Association at the following institutions was selected to receive a $300 mini-grants to support student election engagement efforts leading up the the 2014 midterm elections.
On September 12, 2014, the following institutions were selected to receive mini-grants between $500 and $750 to support student election engagement efforts leading up to the 2014 midterm elections.
Download this one-page document which provides relevant information in a quick and easy format.
2014 CEEP-NC Webinar Series
July 9th (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
July 30th (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
August 20th (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET)
October 22nd (2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.ET)
Below are the NC results for college-aged youth from the last midterm election.
|9/5/2014||Absentee Voting By-Mail Begins|
|10/10/2014||Voter Registration Deadline for General Election|
|10/23/2014||One-Stop/Early Voting Begins|
|10/28/2014||Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail|
|11/1/2014||One-Stop/Early Voting Ends|
|11/4/2014||General Election/Last Day to return absentee ballot by mail|
For up-to-date information stay posted to the North Carolina State Board of Elections site: http://www.ncsbe.gov/ncsbe/.
In 2013, the North Carolina legislature passed a comprehensive new election law. Read an overview of the election law at the NC Board of Elections website here.
(Scroll to the bottom of this page for more resources)
Voter Transparency - Have you ever wondered what type of voters are registered in your county? This site will provide an up-to-date graphic of voter registration designation by party and race.
Let’s Get Engaged: A non-partisan voter registration and Get-out-the-vote toolkit for University/Community Partnerships
In 2012, Virginia Commonwealth students partnered with the residents of Richmond’s nearby Mosby Court public housing development to promote election engagement. The percentage of Mosby residents voting in Virginia’s state-wide elections increased by 59%. This guide was created to assist so other campuses and communities can adapt the model.
"My Vote Doesn't Matter" - article on overcoming student cynicisum by CEEP founder Paul Loeb
Data Related to the 2012 Presidential Election
Report: College Students and Voting (Campus Vote Project of the Fair Elections Legal Network)
Report: America Goes to the Polls (Nonprofit Vote)
CIRCLE (Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Education)Reports
NC Voter Turnout (Democracy NC)
Offical election results for North Carolina from the NC Board of Elections
In 2012 CEEP-NC provided mini-grants to 10 campuses to support election engagement efforts. Funds supported voter registration drives, issues dialogues and debates, candidate forums, local election guides, and transportation to the polls. Learn more here.
Contact Leslie Garvin at 336.278.7278 for questions about CEEP in North Carolina.
Voter Protection/Advocacy Orgs
Election-Related Articles & Books
Research/Statistics on Youth Voting