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NMU is designated as a ‘voter-friendly’ campus

Upper Michigan Source, Kendall Bunch:

"MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Northern Michigan University is now one of 231 institutions in 37 states that is considered a ‘voter-friendly’ campus as of Tuesday.

President of Associated Students of NMU (ASNMU), Emma Drever said the university went through a year-long evaluation to determine how accessible the campus is to voter information.

The application process was a combined campus-wide and community effort.

“The couple weeks before the Fall semester we started calling all of the department heads at Northern and all of the deans to tell them that we wanted to come give a short presentation in classes about how to register to vote, the reasons you should register to vote and how you go about getting your absentee ballot,” Drever said. “We worked with the city clerk to establish a satellite office on campus so that students, or anyone in the Marquette community, can come onto campus and register to vote.”

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