The Daily Northwestern

‘Why vote?’: Timeworn question haunts students on Election Day

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012

SESP senior Becca Portman does not take sides. Her position at the helm of Northwestern's largest voter registration initiative demands that she remain nonpartisan. But it doesn't take a diehard Democrat or Republican to...

Early voting option attracts few Northwestern students

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

October 24, 2012

Although early voting in Illinois began Monday, few Northwestern students say they plan to take advantage of it. Early voting in Illinois will continue through Nov. 3. Of the 1,003 students who registered to vote through NU...

NU Votes registers students for 2012 election

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

October 4, 2012

A Northwestern student group on Wednesday distributed nearly 500 voter registration and absentee ballot forms in an effort to encourage increased student turnout in the November general election. NU Votes, a non-partisan initiative...