How to Get Involved in the Presidential Election On-Campus

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The Presidential Election is approaching quickly and gaining momentum by the day. This race is, by far, the most unique, and one of, if not the most important Presidential Elections in history, and we’re living it. Young voters are exercising their right to vote now more than ever, and it’s crucial that we do so because this race contains many issues that pertain to us directly. If you want to gather more information on the election and candidates and become more involved in it, both on a campus level and nationwide, then look no further than to one of the university political party organizations.

Bloomsburg University Democrats:

They meet bi-weekly on Mondays at 7 p.m. in Bakeless 208. Anyone is welcome to join. Anyone looking for more information should contact the Cyber Communications Coordinators: Taylor at tsw33149@huskies.bloomu.edu or Chloe at cgd67757@huskies.bloomu.edu and join the University Democrats HuskySync portal.

Their activities this semester are as follows:

  • Hosting voter registration tables
  • Debate watch parties
  • Working the polls on Election Day
  • Giving students opportunities to be involved with the campaign both on and off campus through the BU campus organizer, the Bloomsburg campaign organizer, and the Columbia County Democratic Committee
  • More events to be planned in upcoming meetings

Bloomsburg University Republicans:

Their meetings this semester will be held Oct. 6, Nov. 3, and Dec. 1 in Old Science Hall at 7 p.m. Anyone is welcome to join. Anyone looking for more information should contact the members at bloomurepubs@gmail.com.

Their activities for the semester are as follows:

  • Hosting political booths to support Donald Trump for President as well as other local republican candidates
  • A Book Club
  • Working polls on Election Day
  • Engaging in community service

Both organizations engage in activities outside of those that are election related as well. So, if you’re interested in joining an organization that discusses political views, organized activities, and provides opportunities to you as a college Democrat or Republican, you should reach out to one of these clubs and ask about joining.

 

 

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