Northeastern Illinois University’s student body voted at a rate of 60 percent—9.6 percent higher than the 50.4 percent voting rate for all institutions—in 2016, according to the results of a recent study released by NSLVE.
At Harcum, the 2016 election was the focus of a comprehensive effort by Student Life to get out the vote. As a result, Harcum students voted significantly above the national average and voting levels increased from the 2012 election.
Voting is a privilege that is historically limited, manipulated and skewed by lawmakers worldwide. However, those with the right to vote often take the freedom for granted, as evident in low voter participation amongst USF students. The National Study of