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Election 2020

2020 Election

November 3, 2020 - Presidential Election

  • CSUSM Poll Site Location and Hours
    • Univeristy Student Union, Meeting Rooms 2310 A and B
      • Poll Hours: Open at 7:00 AM and Close at 8:00 PM
    • If you live in the Quad or UVA, the Union CoWork Classroom is your 2020 poll site. 
    • If you live off-campus, check your poll site information.

Importance of November 3rd Vote

  • In the genearal election, you will vote for presidential, Senate and gubernatorial candidates on the national, and state levels.
  • In this election you will vote for:
    • Political parties presidential candidate 
    • Representatives in the U.S. Congress and the California State Legislature
    • Other candidates and proposed laws depending on where you live

Election Related News

CSUSM Voter Registration and Participation Rates

2018 Voting Rate: 45.5%

Change from 2014: +29.5

2018 Voting Rate for all institutions: 39.1%



Registration Rate


registration rate difference

There was an 11.7% increase in registration from 2014 to 2018

Voting Rate of Registered Students

student registration difference

There was a 36% increase in registered students from 2014 to 2018

Voting Rate


voting rate difference

There was an 29.5% increase in voting rates from 2014 to 2018


Results shown from the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE) CSUSM 2014 & 2018 Campus Report.

This webpage is intended to serve as a resource for students, faculty, and staff who are interested in becoming more engaged with the election in March 3 (primary) and November 3, (general) elections. It is a collection of relevant information and campus activities (by any association, department or division) that relate to the upcoming election.

This collaborative effort is thanks to a campus-wide coordinating committee represented by these units (in alphabetical order):

If you have questions about a specific event, please contact the respective event organizer. If you are interested in listing your event at this site, complete the Add Event or Resource form or contact Rochelle Smarr at or (760) 750-8700.