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Election Day at the University
It’s Election Day!
The Center for Community Service is providing rides to the polls until 4 p.m. today, and is hosting an Election Day barbecue at lunchtime. There will be several gatherings on campus this evening for members of the University community to watch the election results.
Rides to the Polls
The Center for Community Service will be providing rides to polling places in Hartford and West Hartford until 4 p.m.
Registered voters who live in A-Complex and C-Complex should go to the Gengras Student Union patio to sign up for a ride. They will vote at King Philip Middle School in West Hartford.
Registered voters living in all other residence halls should go to Konover to sign up for a ride. They will vote at Annie Fisher School in Hartford.
Rides will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Students should bring their University of Hartford ID or Connecticut driver’s license with them to the polls.
For complete Election Day information, visit the Hawks Vote 2012 website.
Election Day Barbecue
The Center for Community Service, together with ARAMARK and the Campus Activities Team, will host a lunchtime barbecue today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the GSU patio. The cost is $6.99, or a meal swipe on your dining card. Stop by the GSU cafeteria to get a ticket, and then go out to the patio for the barbecue.
The first 200 students will receive “Hawks Vote 2012” T-shirts!
Election Night Gatherings
There will be several gatherings on campus this evening where members of the University community can get together to watch the election results.
All members of the University community are invited to an Election Night event at Konover Campus Center, beginning at 7:45 p.m. and continuing until midnight. Come and watch the election returns on three different networks. There will be light refreshments, presidential trivia and prizes for winners. An election map will be colored in as the results are reported from each state.
The event, which is free and open to all, is sponsored by the Office of Residential Life, Campus Activities Team, Residence Hall Association, and ARAMARK. Come wearing red, white, and blue!
Download a flyer about the Election Night event at Konover.
In addition, students with majors and minors in politics and government, political economy, and international studies will gather to watch the election results in the Regents Commons of the new Shaw Center (Hillyer Hall), beginning at 8 p.m. All students who are interested in the election are welcome to attend.