ONU sees high student turnout in ‘20 election

ADA — Student voting at Ohio Northern University reached 65% during the 2020 presidential election, a 12-point increase over the previous presidential election, according to a new report from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education.

“For most, this is their first experience voting and establishing this habit early is instrumental in connecting one another to the democratic process,” Dr. Robert Alexander, a professor and founding director of the Institute for Civics and Public Policy at ONU, said in a press release Monday.

Nationally, 66% of college students voted in the 2020 presidential election. The highest voting rates were reported by private universities, while the most reliable voters were multiracial, Black and white women.

.neFileBlock {
margin-bottom: 20px;
}
.neFileBlock p {
margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
}
.neFileBlock .neFile {
border-bottom: 1px dotted #aaa;
padding-bottom: 5px;
padding-top: 10px;
}
.neFileBlock .neCaption {
font-size: 85%;
}

https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/11/web1_OhioNorthernUniversity-1.jpg