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Election Blog

Follow the latest updates and reflections from Center for Democracy and Civic Life staff and members of the UMBC community following Election Day. Be sure to check out our post-election events.

  • Presidential Inauguration Debrief with the New York Times

    January 21, 2021 at noon
    Join faculty, staff, and students from across the United States for a national discussion to debrief and discuss the Presidential Inauguration. So What Did You Think of the Inauguration? A...
    Posted: January 14, 2021 9:27 AM
  • The Work Didn't End on Election Day

    by Meghan Lynch '18, M.P.P. '21 Chair, Legislative Concerns, Graduate Student Association On the day after Election Day, I felt exhausted. I had followed the election closely and participated...
    Posted: November 23, 2020 9:10 AM
  • We Have Each Other

    by Kate Drabinski Senior Lecturer, Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Director, WILL+ Program I love voting. My mom took my twin sister and me to the polls with her every time, and...
    Posted: November 18, 2020 2:44 PM
  • The Sun through Dark Clouds: Optimism in a Challenging Time

    by Candace Dodson-Reed, '96 Chief of Staff Executive Director, Office of Equity and Inclusion Office of the President Like many of you in the UMBC community, I am watching the post-election...
    Posted: November 16, 2020 2:34 PM
  • Four Opportunities to Stay Engaged After Election 2020

    Casting Your Whole Vote means working to build community and address challenges collectively every day, not just on Election Day. Here are four timely opportunities for members of the UMBC...
    Posted: November 11, 2020 3:23 PM