September 28, 2018 GU Politics In The News

GU Votes Seeks to Bolster Absentee Ballots


by Deepika Jonnalagadda

 

This article first appeared in The Hoya.

Students can now request absentee ballots through a voter drop box system implemented in Residence Hall Offices across campus as part of an ongoing effort headed by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service.

The student-led voter registration initiative, called GU Votes, aims to simplify the voting process and increase student turnout rates on Election Day.

The drop box system launched Sept. 24, and boxes will be checked nightly by GU Votes volunteers for absentee ballot requests through late-October.

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