How the Gephardt Institute's initiative Wash U Votes is not only registering students, but encouraging lifelong participation in the political process.
As the eyes of the world turn to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Washington University in St. Louis will play a prominent role in the national political conversation when it hosts a presidential debate on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016.
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“The Commission on Presidential Debates’ selection of Washington University is a reflection not only on our dynamic and engaged university community, but also on the importance of the St. Louis region, particularly at this moment in time."
— Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
The Voter Registration Squad of WashUVotes will be tabling and registering voters at the Danforth University Center from 11 a.m.-2 p.m; at Tuesday Tea from 3-5 p.m., and prior to Ezra Klein’s appearance in Graham Chapel. For more information, visit WashUVotes.
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The first of four opportunities for students on the Danforth Campus to participate in civic dialogue after each of the debates sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates.