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Last year, IDHE released Election Imperatives Version 2.0, 10 recommendations for political learning and engagement. This year, we present a companion guide, Election Imperatives 2020: A Time of Physical Distancing and Social Action.

Announcements and Opportunities

  • Want to join NSLVE? The first step is to see if your institution is in the study.
  • How do you make the most of the 2020 election season? Start with Election Imperatives, IDHE's research-backed set of 10 recommendations for building a campus culture of student political learning and participation.
  • Interested in bringing an IDHE team member to your campus for a workshop? Browse our offerings at this link, or reach out if you have something you'd like us to design specific to your institution!

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    In the 2018 midterm elections, the average student voting rate at U.S. colleges and universities more than doubled from the last midterm elections, jumping from 19% in 2014 to 40% in 2018. Other findings from 2018 include:…

  • The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) offers colleges and universities an opportunity to learn their student registration and voting rates and, for interested campuses, a closer examination of their campus climate for political…

  • The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) offers colleges and universities an opportunity to learn their student registration and voting rates and, for interested campuses, a closer examination of their campus climate for political…

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