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Voter Engagement

CSUSM Democratic Engagement Action Plan

Voter education and engagement are central to a democratically engaged campus. As such, CSUSM has joined over 300 institutions of higher education in the national ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, a call to increase voter engagement across campus. To find out more about CSUSM's Democratic Engagement Action Plan, see the plan below:

CSUSM Democratic Engagement Action Plan

Voter Resources

Be informed. Be engaged! Find out more about voting with the resources below:

League of Women Voters League of Women Voters


The following resource from Voter's Choice California details the changes to voting procedures for California beginning in 2018:

Future of Voting in California

 Voter's Edge

Voter’s Edge is a comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to federal, state, and local elections. Voters can get in-depth information on candidates, measures, and who supports them, see candidate biographies, top priorities, photos, policy videos, endorsements, etc.

iSideWith is constantly finding and building new ways to boost voter engagement and education using information, data, and breaking technologies. Started by two friends with different political views, they are are not affiliated with any investors, shareholders, political party or interest group.


Countable makes it quick and easy to understand the laws Congress is considering. They also streamline the process of contacting your lawmaker, so you can tell them how you want them to vote on bills under consideration.

National Institute for Civil Discourse 

The National Institute for Civil Discourse is launching Text, Talk, Vote for the 2016 elections, which uses text messaging to facilitate a conversation on the importance of voting and civic engagement. Data provided by participants will be presented to candidates for their consideration.

California Political Parties 

American Independent Party
Democratic Party
Green Party
Libertarian Party
Peace and Freedom Party
Republican Party