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The Electoral College explained

   November 4, 2020
Political Science Lecturer Joshua Miller chronicles the history of the Electoral College, a much maligned and oft misunderstood method for choosing the president.

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Niners elected to posts statewide and nationally

   November 4, 2020
Election night 2020 proved big for Niner Nation. Former Student Body President Richard Hudson was reelected to the U.S. Congress. A record 14 alumni were elected to the N.C. General Assembly, and two gained seats on the N.C. Court of Appeals.

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Election Day is Almost Here: Resources for Niners

   November 2, 2020
Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber shares election-related resources that are available to the UNC Charlotte community.

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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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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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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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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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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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