Manhattan College Recognized for Its Efforts Regarding Voter Turnout and Registration 

by Maria Thomas, Kyla Guilfoil & Nicole Rodriguez, Managing Editor, Asst. News Editor & Production Editor Washington Monthly has recognized Manhattan College in its annual list of colleges that have best encouraged students to become active citizens.  Student voter turnout increased from 41.3 percent in the 2016 election to 59.6 percent in the 2020 election, which was significant enough to win the college its first first silver … Continue reading Manhattan College Recognized for Its Efforts Regarding Voter Turnout and Registration 

Manhattan Caucus: Gearing Up to Vote

by Sophia Sakellariou, Senior Writer Welcome to Manhattan Caucus, a biweekly column that provides the Manhattan College community with election news and information as we gear up for the 2020 Presidential Election. To kick off this semester, we’ve started with the basics: voting.   Voting is one of the greatest ways to be politically active and perform your civic duty as an American citizen. However, it is not … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: Gearing Up to Vote

On-Campus Voter Turnout Jumps in 2016

Manhattan College students voted at a total rate of 45 percent in the 2016 elections, a 10 percentage-point jump from the 2012 elections. The figures were released to Manhattan College as part of the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE). The NSLVE is an endeavor of the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University in Somerville, Mass. The study was … Continue reading On-Campus Voter Turnout Jumps in 2016