Oct 13, 2020

Cornell College’s Little Activity Center will be a single of Linn County’s early voting spots on Thursday, Oct. 15, from noon to 6 p.m. 

Learners and local community voters can acquire component in this in-person voting possibility.

Civic Engagement System Director Sam Hebel suggests election functions assist Cornell’s mission to build “the mental curiosity, creativeness, and moral courage essential for a life time of understanding and engaged citizenship” in pupils.

“It is our purpose to make the whole course of action, not just registering, more available to be certain all learners can make a prepare to vote,” Hebel reported. “Students have the alternative to vote in their household group, applying their house deal with or in their school neighborhood, using their Mount Vernon handle. This is a private selection.” 

Voters may sign up and vote the identical day at the satellite voting locale if they carry proof of identity and proof of residency. Pupils might also register now to be geared up to vote in city on Nov. 3.

Students can uncover information or components on how to register and vote working with their dwelling handle, on the Cornell College internet site or attain out to the Civic Engagement Office. All inquiries can be directed to Samantha Hebel, Software Director for Civic Engagement, at [email protected] 

Cornell Faculty does not endorse any applicant seeking elected office environment or any political party. The higher education does aid crucial considering and investigation of political candidates and how to turn out to be civically engaged in the American democratic system.