The student body at Davidson is dynamic and diverse, with different political beliefs. To foster knowledge sharing and proactive discourse, the school supports many student-led political organizations on campus.
Center for Political Engagement (CPE)
The CPE fosters a more politically active campus by frequently offering students enriching opportunities to engage in political discourse, learn from leaders in public policy, and gain practical experience in the political arena.
The College Libertarians promote liberty on Davidson's campus and in the wider community by bringing speakers and opening paths of communication between students on subjects including freedom of speech civil liberties and government involvement in our lives.
The group supports the philosophy and the candidates of the Democratic party and aims to increase student awareness of and participation in Democratic efforts.
The group promotes and provides information about the Republican agenda both locally and nationally. It also sponsors Republican speakers on campus.
Davidson Animal Welfare Group
The purpose of this group is to raise awareness of animal cruelty in the Davidson student body and do activities and events that could help change minds and help non-human animals.
Davidson Young Democratic Socialists of America
Young Democratic Socialists of America is the youth and student section of the Democratic Socialists of America, and a national organization of recognized campus chapters and several hundred activists.
Young Americans for Freedom
The group seeks to create a supportive environment for conservative students on campus, to provide opportunities for networking, and to host activities on campus and beyond.