OLLU finishes 2020 election as a polling site success

OLLU played a strong and historic role in the 2020 election. For the first time, OLLU served as a polling site. According to Bexar County Elections data, the Library Community Room drew 5,853 early voters, including San Antonio mayor Ron Nirenberg. 

Voting at OLLU also attracted significant media coverage with stories published or broadcast in the San Antonio Express-News, News 4 WOAI-TV, the San Antonio Current and Telemundo 60 San Antonio.

A 102-year-old woman, Soledad Rodriguez, cast her ballot at OLLU. A number of students and citizens in their 70s voted for the first time at the Library Community Room.

Voter outreach efforts on campus yielded 36 people who registered to vote. Forty-seven students and faculty members served as poll workers.