elections

  1. November 8, 2021

    U-M students broke voter turnout records in 2020

    Voter turnout among U-M students jumped to 78 percent in the November 2020 election, according to a report from Tufts University. It was up 18 percentage points from 2016.

  2. October 18, 2021

    Democracy & Debate project to continue through 2021-22

    At a time when democratic institutions are under pressure and the U-M community is looking to engage, U-M will continue Democracy & Debate through the 2021-22 academic year.

  3. November 5, 2020

    Bernstein, Hubbard elected to seats on Board of Regents

    Incumbent Democrat Mark Bernstein and Republican newcomer Sarah Hubbard were the top vote-getters in the Nov. 3 race for two eight-year terms on the Board of Regents.

  4. November 4, 2020

    Schlissel urges unity, civility in post-election message

    In a post-election message, President Mark Schlissel said U-M will continue to advance its mission, support students and “achieve the lasting change for which so many of you have advocated,” regardless of final vote tallies.

  5. November 3, 2020

    Election Day 2020

    A gallery of images showing voting activity across campus Nov. 3.

  6. October 28, 2020

    Schlissel urges U-M community to exercise its right to vote

    Participation in the electoral process is one of Americans’ most important responsibilities, and President Mark Schlissel is urging the U-M community to exercise their right to vote on or by Nov. 3.

  7. October 23, 2020

    Short, online learning opportunities focus on election

    The Center for Academic Innovation is offering three teach-outs focused on issues facing voters. They offer short, self-paced learning opportunities on current topics on the Coursera platform.

  8. October 11, 2020

    Three regent candidates make their case at virtual forum

    Candidates running for two seats on the Board of Regents talked about a variety of issues including the COVID-19 pandemic, tuition increases and systemic racism during an online candidate forum.

  9. October 5, 2020

    UM-Dearborn political scientist breaks down 2020 election outlook

    Julio Borquez, associate professor of political science, offers his insights as to why the 2020 election won’t be like any other and what our prospects may be for surviving it.

  10. October 5, 2020

    2016 election affected Muslim college students’ mental health

    The 2016 presidential election was linked to considerable mental health declines among Muslim college students, with religious Muslims seeing the largest declines, a U-M researcher says.