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Election Sessions

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Whether you have strong opinions about the presidential candidates or you’re looking for more information to help you make your important informed decision, the Center for Community Action and Research is ready to enlighten you this election season.

Ready to rock the vote? Maybe you’re feeling confident in your candidate or you need some more perspective before heading to the polls. Either way, the Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) has events that will provide platforms for sharing opinions and get you election-ready in no time.

Check out these events before you check off those boxes on Tuesday, November 8!

Presidential Debate Watch Party (PLV)
Monday, September 26
8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel, Multipurpose Room
Campaign season is in full gear, so get ready to watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the first general election debate of 2016. Enjoy discussion from a panel of liberal and conservative representatives followed by a viewing of the debate brought to you by Residence Life and CCAR. Enjoy free food, Bernie Sanders bobble head giveaways, and informative discussion and debate.

Pre-Presidential Debate Panel (NYC)
Monday, September 26
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Student Union
As the election heats up, join the Political Science Department, Women's Political Caucus, Vote Everywhere, and CCAR for a panel discussion featuring Communication Studies Profoessor Satish Kolluri, PhD, Political Science Professor Jessica Lavariega-Monforti, PhD, and Political Science Professor David Caputo, PhD.

Presidential Debate Viewing (NYC)
Monday, September 26
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Courtyard
Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, it’s hard to deny that this election season has been…memorable. This debate marks the home stretch of the 2016 Presidential Race, and will put the issues in focus. Watch, stay knowledgeable, and take away what you need to make an informed decision this November.

Pleasantville Cottage School Voter 101 Workshop  (PLV)
Monday, September 26; Tuesday, September 27; Thursday, September 29
3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | Pleasantville Cottage School
Lend a helping hand and join CCAR in registering Pleasantville Cottage School’s eligible students to vote and share information about the election. Volunteers will help fill out voter registration forms and go through the workshop experience with the students. Don’t forget to RVSP! Space is limited.

Meet the Candidates (PLV)
Tuesday, October 11
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Kessel, Butcher Suite
Get in the election loop! Come out and learn more about the presidential candidates before you make your big decision at the polls on November 8.

Election Day Bus Service in PLV
Tuesday, November 8
All aboard! Buses on the PLV Campus will be transporting students to a polling location in PLV so you can get your vote on.

Follow and tag @CCARPLV on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram for a special surprise!

Register to Vote
Head to room Y31 of One Pace Plaza to register to vote up until October 14.