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3 Reasons the 2020 Census matters more than ever

   April 22, 2020
UNC Charlotte’s 49er Democracy Experience urges members of the campus community to complete the 2020 Census online, over the phone or by mail before May 1.

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Fieldwork Opportunities for 2020 RNC

   April 20, 2020
Student opportunities to work with major media outlets and national companies during Charlotte's 2020 Republican National Convention.

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Early Voting at Belk Gym

   February 12, 2020
UNC Charlotte is an early voting site for the 2020 primary elections. If you are registered to vote in Mecklenburg County, vote on campus at the Belk Gym during the primary election from Feb. 13-29.

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The Iowa Caucuses: Five things you need to know

   January 31, 2020
Political scientist Eric Heberlig offers insights into why the Iowa caucuses receive so much attention as the race to Election Day heats up.

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University’s student voter engagement effort earns Silver Seal

   November 18, 2019

At the 2019 ALL IN Challenge awards ceremony recognizing colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates, UNC Charlotte received a silver seal for achieving a student rate between 30 and 39 percent. 

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Political Action

   November 18, 2019
Learn more about unique opportunities for students to get involved with the 2020 Republican National Convention.

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UNC Charlotte partnering with The Washington Center for RNC student learning experience

   November 12, 2019

UNC Charlotte is offering a unique educational experience to students seeking internships and other learning opportunities during the upcoming 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte. Through an exclusive partnership with The Washington Center (TWC), UNC Charlotte will host hundreds of students from across the country for an...

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Vote early with ‘Party to the Polls’

   October 21, 2019

Voting early in this year’s local elections is easy with “Party to the Polls.” From Monday, Oct. 28, through Wednesday, Oct. 30, shuttles to the closest polling location, 8802 J.W. Clay Boulevard, will be offered.

This effort is a partnership between the 49er Democracy Experience and the Student Government Association....

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Democracy in Action

   October 18, 2019
Alumni panel encourages students to get involved in the democratic process.

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‘Where Are They Now?’ Alums to talk public service for 49er Democracy Experience kickoff

   October 10, 2019
UNC Charlotte alumni whose careers span a broad spectrum of federal, state and local public service paths, including as elected officials, will kick off programming for the 49er Democracy Experience ahead of the 2020 election cycle and leading up to the Republican National Convention next summer in the Queen City.

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