The 2021 city election saw a decrease in voter turnout. There was a 10 percent voter turnout rate — the lowest since 2013.
Many students keep their voter registration in their hometowns, and don’t switch them based on their college address, which could be a reason for only a few students using the van.
In the last midterm elections in 2018, 35 percent of this university’s eligible graduate students voted.
The city's voter turnout rate during the 2021 election was 10.35 percent.
The university has been higher than the national average since the 2016 election.
The event will occur August 16 to 18, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.