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  • Campus Vote Project

UHCL a nationally-recognized campus voter engagement leader

Jan 17, 2022

By: Aswad Walker

At a time when both GOP voter suppression tactics and Generation Z voter apathy threaten to plunge the number of college-aged election participants to record lows, the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) is flipping the script.

The campus recently garnered a pair of national awards/recognitions for its efforts to increase campus voter engagement—efforts led by both school administrations and students.

During the 2020 presidential election UHCL achieved a voter turnout of 62.8% of eligible campus voters, resulting in UHCL’s recognition as a national Silver Campus Seal recipient in the ALL IN Campus Democracy challenge.

“Our institutional voter engagement goal was to get 50% of our eligible students to vote, and we exceeded that goal,” said Mohammad Khan, UHCL’s coordinator for Community Engagement in the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership.

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