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Officials discuss implementing automatic voter registration

Officials discuss implementing automatic voter registration

By Claire Textor

April 3, 2016

A public forum was held at the Illini Union to discuss automatic voter registration last Thursday, March 31. Students at the University and members of the community gathered to express their curiosity and qualms with the voting process.JTVoters would automatically be registered to vote in their new d...

Student senators push for automatic voting

By Samantha Jones Toal

March 6, 2016

In the 2014 federal elections, 44.8 percent of 18-to 24-year-olds voted in the Midwest, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.SSRealizing the 18 to 24 year-old demographic is the lowest demographic to vote, Spencer Haydary, junior in LAS,JT led an Illinois Student Senate resolution that demonstrates support fo...