How engaged are college students in the 2020 election?
Updated: Jan 19, 2021
Press & Guide:
UM-Dearborn sophomore Drew Harper’s intense interest in the 2020 election runs deeper than the fact that it’ll be her first time voting for a U.S. president. In fact, you could argue she’s far more focused on making sure other people have a good voting experience. After learning in one of her political science classes about the shortage of poll workers, she decided to pitch in and help recruit college students to fill the gaps. Now, she’s one of dozens of students working across 12 states as part of the Campus Vote Project’s effort to get young people to perform a crucial service that’s traditionally shouldered by older Americans.
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