Stanford-affiliated policy experts and political science professors gathered in the Hoover Institution on Thursday to discuss the 2018 midterm elections.
This article is the second in a two-part series of voter guides leading up to the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Hover over the plus signs in the graphic below for a summary of the propositions and then click on the embedded link for more information about the campus and public debate. On Nov. 6, California’s…
Over 400 students showed up on Saturday to a voter turnout event organized by StanfordVotes, an initiative held by Stanford in Government (SIG).
With midterm elections less than three weeks away, political groups across campus are campaigning for candidates around the nation and encouraging students to register and vote.
Fewer than one in five eligible Stanford students voted in the 2014 midterm elections. Less than 50 percent of eligible students cast their ballots in the 2016 presidential election. Overall, Stanford trails its peer research institutions by about two percent in terms of voting rate. Why is the level of civic engagement among Stanford students so low? Amid the release of these abysmal statistics, a coalition of students, faculty and staff are responding with the StanfordVotes initiative, a collective effort to improve student voter registration and engagement on campus.