Tag: Voting

Upcoming SGA elections feature familiar faces

It’s almost Student Government Association (SGA) election time again for Ramapo students with voting starting in less than a week. Eighteen candidates are running for 2024-25 in a variety of positions, with two teams campaigning for the presidency and vice presidency.    Victor Oluwagbemi & Oliver Mejia Junior Victor Oluwagbemi […]

SGA elections open: here’s what you need to know

Photo courtesy of Anjali Patel and Paolo Miyashiro, Instagram The Student Government Association elections for the 2021-2022 academic year are now open for students to vote. There are 19 student candidates running for various positions. A familiar name listed is Anjali Patel, who is running for re-election for SGA president. Patel […]

The DNC asks Americans to vote against moral beliefs

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Flickr American presidential elections seem to consistently ask voters to choose “the lesser of two evils.” Now, as Joe Biden faces becoming the Democratic nominee, the ballot is asking Americans to vote between two alleged sexual assaulters. Last month, Tara Reade came forward on a […]

Impending state elections call for new voters

Photo courtesy of wikimedia commons, Wikipedia With the state elections rapidly approaching, the Civic and Community Engagement Center wants to remind everyone to exercise their right to vote!  In November, New Jersey will be having its bi-yearly re-election of the state assembly, and one special election is occurring for the […]

Ramapo aids students in the voter registration process

Photo by Danielle DeAngelis Ramapo’s Civic and Community Engagement Center (CCEC) recruited students with a row of tables and posters on Laurel Hall’s basketball courts. The mission? Getting as many college students on campus to register to vote on National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 24. The voting registration event, annually held by […]

Democracy Matters event promotes student involvement

Photo courtesy of Mando Gomez, Flickr Democracy Matters, a non-partisan political club on campus, held a letter-writing event on Tuesday, April 16, to kick off the organization’s week of action. Each participant was granted the opportunity to reach out to elected officials, stating and advocating for any current issues concerning […]

Midterms brought a sense of voter responsibilty

Photo courtesy of Robert Couse-Baker, Flickr Go vote: it’s the words that many students have probably heard from their professors, all over social media or, even more likely, a nagging relative. This midterm election brought with it a sense of voter responsibility, as the turnout for voting passed previous midterms […]