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The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE)

2022 Geneseo Village Election (Tuesday, March 15th)

Before heading to the polls, please look up the location of your polling place

Registered to Vote in Geneseo?

  • For off-campus students registered to vote in Geneseo, here are the two local poll sites:

    • For voters in Precinct 1, you will vote at St. Mary's Parish Center (13 North St

    • For voters in Precinct 2, you will vote at United Methodist Church (4520 St Rt 63)

  • For on-campus students registered to vote in Geneseo, you belong to Precinct 3 and will vote at Brodie Hall. 

For more information about the 2022 Geneseo Village Election, click here. 

The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE)

The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) offers colleges and universities an opportunity to learn their student registration and voting rates and, for interested campuses, a closer examination of their campus climate for political learning and engagement and correlations between specific student learning experiences and voting.

Our student voting rate in the 2012 Presidential Election was 43% and the student voting rate in the 2014 midterm election was 6%. Based on the extremely low rates reported in the 2014 NSLVE Report, the campus responded by creating the Task Force on Voter Engagement. The Task Force developed a plan to improve voter registration and implemented the SUNY Geneseo Voter Registration and Engagement Plan in the spring and fall of 2016. 

In 2016, the voter registration and voter education efforts resulted in increased numbers and percentages across all three sets of data (registration rates, voting rates of registered students, and voting rates for all enrolled students). In terms of numbers, there were 482 more students who registered to vote and 680 more students who voted. The percentage of females voting increased by 16.6% from 2012 to 2016 and the percentage of males voting increased 14.1% from 2012 to 2016. By field of study, the three highest voting rates were 73.0% in Foreign Languages, Literatures and Linguistics; 61.6% in education; and 64.4% in Visual and Performing Arts. By field of study, the three lowest voting rates were 42.1% for Business, Management and Marketing; 48.1% for Biological and Biomedical; and 45.7% in the Liberal Arts and Sciences and Humanities. 

The SUNY Geneseo voting rate for students who were registered to vote was 54.6% in 2012 and 63.9% in 2016, an increase of 9.3%. In 2012, 42.6% of the 5,350 enrolled students voted and in 2016, 53.6% of the 5,553 students voted, an increase of 11.0%.

Please browse the documents shared below for all additional information from the NSLVE report:

NSLVE Report (2012-2016 ) - SUNY College at Geneseo

NSLVE Report (2016) - SUNY College at Geneseo

NSLVE Report (2018) - SUNY College at Geneseo

NSLVE Report (2020) - SUNY College at Geneseo


2022 GENESEO VILLAGE ELECTION


KEY DATES:

Date
Event
March 4
Last day for voter to register with the Board of Elections to vote in village election.
March 14
Last day for the applicant or applicant’s agent to personally deliver an application for an absentee ballot to the Board of Elections.
March 15
Polls open Noon to 9 PM.

For help registering to vote and applying for an absentee ballot. Go to College Union, Rm. 114, or e-mail: vote@geneseo.edu