IET Assists With Student Online Elections

IET assisted ASUCD with the Fall Quarter student election by converting some of the open access computer rooms into temporary polling stations. Easily identifiable and accessible links to voting were created on each computer, and elections officials were allowed to post ?Vote Today? signs. Although the rooms were not exclusively used for voting, the advertising and quick links promoted an easy way for students to vote. These computer facilities are typically high student traffic areas, which also promoted a wider turnout. ASUCD estimated that 33.2% of the student population voted this year as compared to only 10.8% last fall. IET intends to continue to assist the student government in their online election process. For more information on IET's computer rooms, see http://clm.ucdavis.edu/.