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STUDENT VOTING SUMMIT — Members of Northern Votes attend the 2022 Michigan Student Voting Summit at Michigan State University. The summit featured workshops, panels and a networking fair which aimed to bring together student voting leaders from colleges and universities across Michigan build a robust state-wide network to advance long-term student voting participation.

Profile — Northern Votes encourages civic engagement, voting

Willow Rasch February 7, 2023

Northern Votes is a nonpartisan club at NMU that was established in the summer of 2022. The club focuses on helping and encouraging students to engage civically in their community. “We aim to reach...

GO VOTE — Attendees at “Anatomy of an Election” pose questions to Marie Wicks, a Michigan election official, regarding the voting process. Northern Votes, a student organization, hosted “Anatomy of an Election” to explain the intricacies of casting a ballot on election day.

“Anatomy of an Election” dissects voting in Michigan

Andie Balenger October 10, 2022

Students and community members gathered Wednesday night for “Anatomy of an Election,” a two-hour informational forum that discussed the ins and outs of voting mechanics in Michigan. The event featured...

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