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You've registered, you've checked your mailing address, you're ready to make your voice heard in November. But how are you supposed to decide exactly who and what to vote for? Making informed voting decisions can feel like an enormous project, but resources are available for making informed voting decisions in the 2020 election.
Jim Moore
Pollsters overlooked some critical factors in the presidential election of 2016, said Pacific University Politics & Government Professor Jim Moore. They seem to have learned from those mistakes this time, he said.
Boxers need only answer 8 simple questions to received personalized support for voting in November’s election. The Pacific Votes pledge is open to all students, faculty, and staff of Pacific University. Once completed, you’ll receive an email confirming that you’re on track and helping you finalize your plan.
National Honor Roll for Voting
The Student Voting Honor Roll recognizes American colleges that develop action plans to bolster student voter registration, and it ranks the schools based on their student voter registration rate. Pacific ranked 122 in the country and is the only Oregon university on the 2020 list.
Join the COVID-19 Response Team. Students on the team will have an important campus job supporting the university pandemic response effort. You will receive special training, team support, and can earn academic credit. Please sign up now if you’d like to join the COVID-19 Response Team. #BoxersUnite!!
McCall students
The McCall Center for Civic Engagement Award recognizes outstanding contributions to civic engagement at Pacific University.
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It's time to complete the U.S. Census and it's never been easier. Census data impacts a number of critical services.
GOTV
For the second consecutive year, Washington Monthly magazine has placed Pacific on its honor roll of colleges working most effectively to cultivate engaged citizens.
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For many around the globe, this time of year is sacred. This is true for the many people of faith at Pacific University, a community that finds strength in the religious and cultural diversity represented by our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
The Center for Civic Engagement is accepting donations for migrant families in the Forest Grove area Nov. 11 through Nov. 19.

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