UC joins forces with the California Secretary of State to facilitate student voting
On June 29, UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and Board of Regents Vice Chair Richard Leib joined California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., in signing a joint resolution to increase student participation in elections.
The resolution affirms UC’s longstanding partnership with the Secretary of State’s office to increase voter participation by eligible university students, faculty, staff and surrounding UC campus community members.
“The University of California remains actively committed to cultivating and supporting civic engagement among our students and campus communities,” said President Drake. “I’m very pleased to sign this resolution affirming our strong partnership with the Secretary of State to encourage young Californians to exercise their right to vote. We’re grateful to Secretary Weber for her leadership and her commitment to encouraging student participation in our democracy.”
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