Help America Vote College Program - Excerpt of the Help America Vote Act, section 501. ((1) to encourage students enrolled at institutions of higher education (including community colleges) to assist State and local governments in the administration of elections by serving as nonpartisan poll workers or assistants)
cmty_college_automatic_voter_reg_project.pdf: Community College Automatic Voter Registration Project -- Should your college wish to participate in the California Community Colleges Automatic Student Voter Registration Project, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tim Killikelly and Leslie Smith at City College of San Francisco at (415) 452-5278.
The beginning of the school year is an ideal time to register students, as freshman may be voting for the first time, and upperclassman may have recently changed addresses.
A federal law, the 1998 Higher Education Act, requires all colleges and universities to make voter registration forms available to all students. The mammoth law, first enacted in 1965, authorizes most federal student-aid programs and contains numerous regulations that apply to colleges and universities.
04-Oct-2006: Contacted Dana Quittner, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, Economic Development, and Public Information for the GCCCD. Asked her to confirm that GCCCD is in compliance with this law.