VOTE B1G CAMPAIGN

Civic engagement is critical for democracy to thrive, and voting is one of the simplest and most important ways we take part in the democratic process. Voting is necessary for the health of our society, but not enough college students do it. The Association of Big Ten Students hopes for this to change. That is why we are launching the Vote Big campaign, a movement to increase civic engagement in the Big Ten on three fronts. We hope that by working to bring students into the political process we can help ensure that our voices are better heard.

ALL IN CHALLENGE

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge encourages universities to come together to brainstorm and implement action plans to increase student engagement. We want all of the Big Ten universities to participate in this challenge. By taking part in this challenge through brainstorming and implementation, you can help to not only increase civic engagement on your campus, but also to bring recognition to your school.

30K REGISTRATION GOAL

We want to register 30,000 new voters in the Big Ten conference and need your help to do it. If you haven’t registered, it’s never too late. When you are registered, we still need your help. You can talk to people you know on campus about voting. You can help with voter registration drives. Anything helps!

NSLVE RESULT DATA

Finally, we want all of our universities to release their results from the National Study of Learning, Voting & Engagement (NSLVE). NSLVE is a study published by Tufts University that tracks student voter participation at each university and analyzes this information according to numerous variables. Making these results public allows us to use that information at the grassroots level so we can better serve Big Ten students.

ALL IN CHALLENGE

Has your university signed up to participate in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge? Click here to find out!

REGISTERED VOTERS

Check our progress towards meeting our goal of 30,000 new voters registered, here. As you register to vote and help register others, make sure to sign up below so that we can keep track of your progress here.

NSLVE

Check here to see which Big Ten universities have made their NSLVE results public.
ALL IN CHALLENGE

University of Illinois
Indiana University: Bloomington
University of Iowa
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
University of Minnesota
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
University of Wisconsin
Rutgers University

VOTE B1G RESULTS

University of Illinois – 3587 Registered
Indiana University: Bloomington – 949 Registered
University of Iowa – 3218 Registered
University of Maryland – 4847 Registered
University of Michigan – 2276 Registered
Michigan State University – 1099 Registered
University of Minnesota – 8417 Registered
University of Nebraska: Lincoln – 1479 Registered
Northwestern University – 1121 Registered
Ohio State University – 1077 Registered
Pennsylvania State University – 16626 Registered
Purdue University – 498 Registered
University of Wisconsin – 1902 Registered
Rutgers University – 3773 Registered

NSLVE RESULTS

University of Illinois
Indiana University: Bloomington
University of Iowa
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
University of Minnesota
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
University of Wisconsin
Rutgers University

Individuals, Register Here!

If you have not yet registered to vote, click here to learn more and register.
Click here to register

Organizations, Register Here!

If you have been registering others to vote, click here to enter your progress.
Submit your count
The Association of Big Ten Students is a coalition formed from student leaders from each of the fourteen Big Ten universities. As an organization, we seek to amplify the voices of Big Ten students by increasing opportunities for students from across the Big Ten Conference to network and share information with each other. To learn more about the ABTS, visit our website, here.

Our Executive Board

Samantha Geisinger

Samantha Geisinger

Executive Director

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Evan Covello

Evan Covello

Associate Director

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William Dammann

William Dammann

Director of Legislative Affairs

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Emmy Wydman

Emmy Wydman

Secretary

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Molly Connor

Molly Connor

Conference Coordinator

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Sam LeRoy

Sam LeRoy

Treasurer

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Ross Krasner

Ross Krasner

Director of Public Relations

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