About The Challenge:
The Chicago Campus Voting Challenge was a nonpartisan competition among higher education institutions in Chicago committed to increasing student voter participation and engagement for the November 3, 2020, general election.
Awards will be given in Fall, 2021 for both 4-year institutions and 2-year institutions, including highest voter turnout, most improved voter turnout, and the highest rate of voter registration –and based on student voter participation in the November 2020 election using data from the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement, (NSLVE). America’s Urban Campus, Chicago’s consortium of higher education institutions, facilitated this voting challenge in collaboration with the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, a national nonpartisan nonprofit, and Campus Compact Illinois.
In all, 21 campuses participated in the 2020 Chicago Campus Challenge, Click here for a list of the participating schools and statistics from both 2018 and 2020.